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Simon Ager
Works at Omniglot Ltd
Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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New numbers page on Omniglot: Bambara (Bamanankan) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/bambara.htm
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New article on Omniglot: 10 Apps for Studying Language - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/10appsforstudyinglanguage.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Yuchi/Euchee (a language isolate spoken in Oklahoma) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/yuchi.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Interslavic (меджусловјански / Medžuslovjanski) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/interslavic.htm
Interslavic is an International Auxiliary Language designed to be used by speakers of different Slavic languages to communicate with one another.
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New article on Omniglot: On Language, Thought, and Mind - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/languagethoughtmind.htm
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New article on Omniglot: The difference between dashes in the English language - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/dashes.htm
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New phrases page: Rusyn (русиньский язык) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/rusyn.htm
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New phrases page: Abkhaz (аҧсуа бызшәа) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/abkhaz.htm
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New pages on Omniglot: Numbers and the Tower of Babel story in Soga (luSoga)- http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/soga.htm, http://www.omniglot.com/babel/soga.htm
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New colours page on Omniglot in Portuguese: http://www.omniglot.com/language/colours/portuguese.htm
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New constructed script on Omniglot: Ainu Apukita (an abugida for Ainu based on the Latin alphabet: http://www.omniglot.com/conscripts/ainuapukita.htm
The Ainu Apukita was invented by Daniel Martinez and an alternative script for Ainu. It is an abugida based on the Latin alphabet, with influences from Cyrillic and other scripts.
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New alphabet on Omniglot: Kawi - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/kawi.htm
The Kawi alphabet developed from the Pallava script of South India, and was used in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia from the 8th to the 15th centuries AD.
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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.
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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
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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
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