Profile

Cover photo
Simon Ager
Works at Omniglot Ltd
Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
252,628 views
AboutPostsPhotosYouTube

Stream

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New constructed script on Omniglot: Greli (a cuneiform script) - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/greli.htm
Greli is a cuneiform script invented by Anthony Hilton to write his conlang, Lezuli.
1

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
Les mots de le semaine
- braiser; cuire à l'étouffée = to braise = mudstiwio; brwysio
- bœuf braisé/mode/en daube = braised beef = cig eidion wedi ei frwysiedig
- faire une purée (de pommes de terre) = to mash (potatoes) = mwtro/stwnsio/stompio (tatws)
- une purée de pommes de terre = mashed potatoes = tatws stwmp/stwmsh; stwnsh tatws
- le joint de culasse = gasket = gasged
- casser/griller un joint de culasse = to blow a gasket (car) = chwythu gasged
- péter un fusible; se mettre en colère =  to blow a fuse = chwythu/llosgi ffiws
- péter les plombs = to blow one's top = gwylltio'n lân/ulw; colli'ch tymer; mynd ar gefn eich ceffyl
- faire un bruit de pet = to blow a raspberry = hisian; hwtio; wfftio
 ·  Translate
1

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New constructed script on Omniglot: Nusantara (Aksara Nusantara) - an alternative script for Javanese, Indonesian and Malay - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/nusantara.htm
 ·  Translate
3
1
Lilian Petty's profile photo

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
Be firmly convinced you are a linguistic genius. (Kató Lomb)
2

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New numbers page on Omniglot: Koasati (Kowassaati) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/koasati.htm
1
1
Saied Ghani's profile photo

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New numbers page on Omniglot in Choctaw (Chahta Anumpa) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/choctaw.htm
2
In his circles
13 people

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New numbers page in Crimean Tatar (Къырымтатар тили / Qırımtatar tili) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/crimeantatar.htm
 ·  Translate
1

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New constructed script: Kraaienveer (Crows feather), an alternative alphabet for Dutch - http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/kraaienveer.htm
1

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New Omniglot blog post: Nemocnice - http://www.omniglot.com/blog/?p=11019
2

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New numbers page on Omniglot: Lingala - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/lingala.htm
1

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New article on Omniglot: Subliminal Language Learning – Fact or Myth?http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/subliminallanguagelearning.htm
3

Simon Ager

Shared publicly  - 
 
New Tower of Babel translation on Omniglot in Choctaw (Chahta Anumpa) - http://www.omniglot.com/babel/choctaw.htm
1
People
In his circles
13 people
Work
Occupation
Linguist
Employment
  • Omniglot Ltd
    Linguist, 2008 - present
    Maintaining and developing Omniglot.com, the online encyclopedia of writing systems and languages, answers questions from visitors, learning languages.
  • Study Group International
    Web Developer, 1999 - 2008
    Developing and maintaining multilingual websites.
  • British Council
    Various, 1994 - 1998
    Worked as an education counsellor, external liaison officer, IT manager and web consultant.
Places
Map of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has livedMap of the places this user has lived
Currently
Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
Previously
Brighton, East Sussex, England - Taipei, Taiwan - Osaka, Japan - Leeds, West Yorkshire, England - Jersey, Channel Islands - L'Isle-en-Dodon, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Sévignac-le-Pas, Midi-Pyrénées, France - Freshwater Bay, Isle of Wight, England - Maidenhead, Berkshire, England - Eskdale, Cumbria, England - Silverdale, Lancashire, England
Story
Tagline
My hovercraft is full of eels!
Introduction
I make my living from Omniglot.com, a website about languages, and spend the rest of my time learning languages, making music, singing, writing songs, reading, juggling, procrastinating, day dreaming and so on.
Education
  • Bangor University
    Linguistics, 2008 - 2009
  • University of Leeds
    Chinese & Japanese, 1989 - 1993
  • National Taiwan Normal University
    Chinese, 1993 - 1994
  • Kansai Gaidai University
    Japanese, 1991 - 1991
  • National Chengchi University
    Chinese, 1990 - 1990
Basic Information
Gender
Male