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Help to identify language
Thread poster: jorofer

jorofer
Brazil
May 27, 2014

Hello, I have an audio recording of an unknown language, I think it is Aramaic.
Could help me identify and translate to English.

Follow the link to SoundClound
https://soundcloud.com/josue-ferreira-1/unknow-language

Thank you.


 

LilianNekipelov  Identity Verified
United States
Local time: 20:00
Russian to English
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It doesn't sound like Aramaic to me (absence of certain guttural sounds) May 28, 2014

Possibly some Indian language (from India) or a made-up language, Indian-sounding.
Unless the person did not pronounce the words right, of course.





[Edited at 2014-05-28 12:17 GMT]


 

Daniel Rabinovich  Identity Verified
Israel
Local time: 03:00
Member (2018)
English to Hebrew
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Not Aramaic May 28, 2014

I speak Hebrew which has some similarity to Aramaic. I would recognize basic words in Aramaic or the general syntactic structure.

I am fairly confident this is not Aramaic.


 

Piyush Ojha  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:00
English to Hindi
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Not an Indian language May 28, 2014

LilianBNekipelo wrote:

Possibly some Indian language (from India) ...





[Edited at 2014-05-28 12:17 GMT]


No, it is not any of the main Indian languages.


 

jorofer
Brazil
TOPIC STARTER
...and the mystery remains rs May 28, 2014

...and the mystery remains rs

 

Rachel Fell  Identity Verified
United Kingdom
Local time: 01:00
French to English
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Whereabouts? Jun 11, 2014

Do you have any idea of which part of the world it is from?

 

jorofer
Brazil
TOPIC STARTER
Whereabouts? Jun 11, 2014

So unfortunately I have no idea. Appears to be an ancient language no longer used ...

 

Orrin Cummins  Identity Verified
Japan
Local time: 10:00
Japanese to English
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How do you know it is a real language? Jun 11, 2014

Where did you find the sound clip? It could be High Valyrian for all we know.

 

philgoddard
United States
Member (2009)
German to English
+ ...
. Jun 11, 2014

It's extremely unlikely to be an ancient or made-up language if someone was recorded talking and singing in it. But as Orin says, you could help us out by telling us where the recording came from. Also, why are you asking, and where did you get the idea it might be Aramaic?

 

jorofer
Brazil
TOPIC STARTER
. Jun 11, 2014

Actually I got a recording of a friend, he said it was recorded in some kind of cult. So I thought it was Aramaic.

 


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