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Which languages do you want me to cover on TinyCards?

If you didn't know, I like making language decks on TinyCards. I have plans to cover many more languages, but I'm wondering if there are any you want me to cover. I make decks in two ways:

  • In sets of 4 - Currently I do this for the following: Turkic Set 1 (Turkish, Azerbaijani, Uzbek, and Kazakh) and Turkic Set 2 (Chuvash, Turkmen, Tatar, and Uyghur). If I am to make these sets, the languages must be (somewhat) closely related.
  • Individual languages - Currently I do this for Abkhaz, Circassian and occasionally Chinese.

I have plans to make an Indo-Iranian set, but I'm not sure which four I should cover first. I also want to make some Slavic sets, which I'm not certain about either (except for BMCS. Expect some for that in the future.).

This thread is to ask you all, what languages should I cover on TinyCards? I would specifically like answers regarding the Indo-Iranian and Slavic sets, but if you have any other ideas for individual languages and/or sets, I would love to hear them.

Edit: Here are a list of sets now under consideration and/or construction:

  • Uralic Set (Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian, and Northern Sami)
  • Indo-Iranian Set (Farsi, Dari, Tajik, and Pashto)
  • Slavic Set 1 (??)
  • Serbo-Croatian Set (Slavic Set 2) (Croatian, Serbian, Bosnian, and Montenegrin)
  • Germanic Set 1 (German, Dutch, ??, and ??)
  • Old Germanic Set (Gothic, Old English, Old Norse, and ??)
November 7, 2017

25 Comments


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Zsuzsi97194

Hungarian please.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I've been considering an Uralic set as well, which will consist of Hungarian, Finnish, Estonian and one other Uralic language that I haven't decided upon yet.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maughanster_

Estonian! Yay! I am learning Estonian right now and I just finished the Lingvist course and just started on a Memrise course, so I would definitely do a Uralic language deck.

For the other Uralic language, you should add Sami.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I was considering Sami for a while. The question is, which Sami language? See, it's a language group, not a language. There are so many different varieties of Sami that I don't know which one I should add to the Uralic set. Which one is most spoken? Perhaps I'll add that variety.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsakNygren1

What choosing a Sami "dialect" from each country, like the biggest speaking one in Norway, Sweden, Finland and Russia?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I could make a Sami language set consisting of those. What I'm trying to figure out is the most spoken Sami language to go along with Hungarian, Finnish and Estonian.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

Based on that data, I will make the Sami language Northern Sami. Thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Arachnje

I too would love to see a Uralic card deck. But if it’s okay to be greedy and make more than one request, I also wish for a 4-language set covering the languages of ancient Mesopotamia. Those would be Sumerian, Akkadian, Amorite, and Aramaic. I'm not sure such set would be so popular though, and there may be other languages more in demand, so I wish you'd at least keep it on your long term list.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I'm not sure such set would be so popular though,

Minor popularity is okay with me. I'll consider it for the future, due to how insane Cuneiform is.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maughanster_

In the Slavic set, can you include Slovene and Bulgarian?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I'll add them with Slavic Set 3, after BMCS which is its own set.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

Farsi's confirmed, but I'm not sure what other languages to include with it. I have a prototype set ready in the main post, but I want others' thoughts on it before I start working on it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Woof.

Okay, Thanks for the Farsi deck :)


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

No problem. Uh, if you don't mind, I was wondering if I could get some thoughts on the first Indo-Iranian set that's in the main post, which will include Farsi if people agree on it.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/JJT60K

Dutch!!
When you are done you should post a discussion with links to all of them.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

Dutch is confirmed for Germanic Set 1 alongside German, but I need two other Germanic languages to go along with them.

As for your other suggestion, I already have a discussion with my decks. It's in the main post. When I make and publish new decks, I update that post with links to the new decks.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/WulfgarGoodread

Gothic and Old English


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

Interesting idea here. I could make an "Old Germanic" set with Gothic, Old English, Old Norse and one other language. Thanks for your suggestion! I don't plan to include them with the first Germanic set though.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/Maughanster_

How about Icelandic and Luxembourgish?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

I planned for Icelandic to go along with Swedish, Norwegian and Danish. Luxembourgish is a good idea though. Thanks!


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsakNygren1

What about Gothic?


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/OmegaGmaster

See my response to Amarelo's suggestion, which asked for Gothic and Old English.


https://www.duolingo.com/profile/IsakNygren1

That sounds like a good idea.

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