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Collins Dictionary Names the Word of the Year

Technology continues to spread its influence in our lives, as evidenced by the new word of the year for 2023, which is "AI." This abbreviation of artificial intelligence was chosen by the Collins Dictionary team, citing its significant rise...

Decoding Linear A, the Ancient Minoan Writing System

Linear A, a writing system that was used by the ancient Minoans from 1800 to 1450 BC, has intrigued and frustrated experts for centuries. Despite the fact that it has never been fully decrypted, scientists and archaeologists believe they...

Was the Etruscan Language Related to Greek?

The Etruscans are one of the first peoples to inhabit central Italy beginning approximately in the 8th century B.C. They have puzzled historians and linguists alike, who have always seen them as a peculiar and mysterious people. The first witness...

Minoan Language Linear A Linked to Linear B in Groundbreaking Research

The ancient Minoan language known as "Linear A," long untranslated, may finally be deciphered with the help of the internet.

Did the Ancient Greeks See Blue Like We Do?

Linguists and experts in the ancient world have long been puzzled by the absence of a distinct word for the color in Ancient Greek.

The Greek Polyglot Who Speaks 32 Languages

Ioannis Ikonomou, a Greek translator, is not the average polyglot who speaks four or five languages, he speaks 32 -- 16 of them fluently.

How Similar are the Ukrainian and Russian Languages?

Ukrainian and Russian are very closely related languages, but are not as similar as many might think. Despite sharing the Cyrillic script and a similar grammar structure, the two languages have many major and minor differences that set them apart...

Greek Among Hardest Languages for English Speakers to Learn

Despite the fact that Greek roots are found throughout English, Greek is among the hardest languages for English speakers to learn.

Greek Among Sexiest Languages in the World, Study Finds

According to new research conducted by the e-learning platform Preply, Greek is the fifth-sexiest language after Russian, French, Portuguese, and Italian. Italian was rated the sexiest of all the world's languages. In the study, the heart rates of participants from diverse...

The Rhodian Village Where the Locals Speak Cypriot

Have you ever wondered why Rhodians appear to have a slight Cypriot twang when they speak? Greeks on the island of Cyprus date back to around the 14th century BC. The island rapidly became an important center of Greek culture...