A Dive Into the Uyghur Language

Uyghur Language

What is the Uyghur Language? Uyghur, or Uyghur tili, is a Turkick language formerly known as Eastern Turki spoken by around 10 to 15 million people, primarily in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region in northwest China. Uyghur is predominantly written in a modified version of the Arabic script, however, speakers and writers may switch between […]

10 Books to Learn AAVE aka Black English

10 Books to Learn AAVE aka Black English

Looking to learn about African American Vernacular English (AAVE) aka “Black English” or “Ebonics”? Below are some of the best books you can purchase in order to familiarize yourself with the history, structure, and usage of African American Vernacular English. Some of these books are linguistic overviews, others are stories written in AAVE. 1. Talking […]

A Language Digest of Slovenian and its History

A Language Digest of Slovenian and its History

What is the Slovenian language? Who speaks it? What are some interesting facts about Slovenian? Continue reading to learn more about Slovenian. What Language is Slovenian? Slovenian, Slove, Slovenski Jezik, or Slovenščina is an Indo European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, South Slavic language spoken by around 2.5 million people as of 2010. This language is primarily spoken […]

5 Must-Have Books for Learning Pashto in 2022

5 Must-Have Books to Buy in 2021 to Learn the Pashto Language

Learning the Pashto language can be quite challenging for those who are interested to master it since the language is difficult to learn for native English speakers. Additionally, it has a unique set of grammar rules and sentence structures different from English, not to mention the lack of available resources makes it even harder to […]

6 Books to Help You Master Kurmanji

6 Books to Help You Master Kurmanji

As a part of our language digest series, we are working to create a massive library of resources that language learners can use to find the best books for their target language. This article will focus on books to help learners of the Kurdish language – Kurmanji. #1 My First Kurdish Kurmanji Alphabets – Picture […]

5 Books Lithuanian Language Learners Need to Buy in 2022

5 Lithuanian Book you need to buy in 2021 to master speaking, writing and reading

We have received a lot of positive feedback from our Best Hebrew Books and Best Yiddish Books in the past several months, we decided to make a a list of the best Lithuanian books for language learners to buy in the coming year. Choosing Books to Read Whether you’re new to language learning or you’re […]

A Complete Summary of Kurmanji


Overview of the Kurmanji Dialect Kurmanji is a Western Iranian language, which comes from the Indo-Iranian language family, which makes it an Indo-European language. Other Western Iranian languages include Sorani, and Gorani (these are other Kurdish languages as well). Who Speaks Kurmanji? Spoken by 60% of all ethnic Kurds, Kurmanji is the most widely spoken […]

What is the Pashto Language?


Pashto, Pashtu, Paktho, or Pakhtu is an Eastern Iranian language. Eastern Iranian languages are a sub-family of the Indo-European language group which includes a boatload of other languages such as Latvian, Lithuanian, Albanian, Polish and so many more. Pashto is the primary language of Afghanistan and a secondary language in Pakistan with about 40-60 million […]

How to Negate Statements in Yiddish

How to Negate Statements in Yiddish

So you want to negate a statement in Yiddish? No problem, let’s do it! Nit or Nisht? In Yiddish you’ll either hear “nit” or “nisht” when someone negates a statement. The English equivalent is “not” and it simply negates a statement. The negation of a statement simply refers to taking the affirmative (e.g., I am […]

Learn Levantine Arabic With These Resources and Tips

Learn Levantine Arabic

As a follow-up to our blog post “Everything You Need to Know About Levantine Arabic” (which you should definitely read!), we’ve created a complete guide to help you learn and master the Levantine Arabic dialect. Whether you’re learning for pleasure, or for work this article will guide you through the process of learning Levantine Arabic, […]