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Simon Ager
Works at Omniglot Ltd
Attended Bangor University
Lives in Bangor, Gwynedd, Wales
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New language on Omniglot: Cocopah (Kwikapa) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/cocopah.htm
Cocopah is a Yuman language spoken in Mexico and the USA by about 300 people.
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New article on Omniglot: How the "R" in English differs from other languages - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/rsounds.htm
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New phrases page on Extremaduran (Estremeñu) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/extremaduran.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Sekani (Tse'khene) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/sekani.htm
Sekani is a Northern Athabaskan language spoken in British Columbia in Canada by about 30 people.
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New language on Omniglot: Caddo (Has-sii'-nay) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/caddo.htm
Caddo is a Southern Caddoan language spoken in Caddo County in Western Oklahoma in the USA by about 25 people.
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New language on Omniglot: Chilcotin (Tŝinlhqut’in) - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/chilcotin.htm
Chilcotin is a Northern Athabaskan language spoken in British Columbia in Canada by about 860 people.
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New phrases page on Omniglot: Manipuri (Meiteilon) - http://www.omniglot.com/language/phrases/manipuri.htm
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New article on Omngilot: 7 Odd Japanese Words Gleaned from Other Languages - http://www.omniglot.com/language/articles/japanesepseudoloanwords.htm
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New recordings on Omniglot: Hindi numbers - http://www.omniglot.com/language/numbers/hindi.htm
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New language on Omniglot: Bari - http://www.omniglot.com/writing/bari.htm
Bari is a Nilotic language spoken in parts of South Sudan, Uganda and the Democratic Republic Congo by about 750,000 people.
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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.
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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
Story
Tagline
Eine langue is nunca suficiente
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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Male