Did you know?
The language of the Native American Zuni tribe resembles Japanese while research
confirms biological similarities between the groups.
The letter “E” appears in 11% of the English language.
The Mazateco language (Southern Mexico) is a tonal language, the meaning of words change based on inflection. For example, the tonal differences when pronouncing “si te” change the meaning: “he spins a top,” “he will spin a top,” “she pats tortillas,” “she will pat tortillas,” “I spin a top,” “I will pat tortillas,” “I spin a top,” “I will pat tortillas,” “we will spin a top,” “we pat tortillas.”
Hungarian writing has been found in Nova Scotia dating back to the year 1000, long before Columbus sailed to the Americas.
Finish is known for its double letters; in some cases, missing a letter can drastically change the meaning. For example, “tapaan” means “I meet” but just by dropping one of the double a’s (tapan), it now means “I kill.”