International Phonetic Alphabet

The International Phonetic Alphabet was proposed by the Danish linguist Otto Jespersen and developed by Paul Passy in 1895. Continue reading

Yoruba Script Used in Church Missionary Society

The Church Missionary Society, operating in Lagos, Nigeria developed Yoruba writing script in 1875. Continue reading

Marsiliana Tablet Discovered in Tuscany

The Marsiliana Tablet has Etruscan writing dating back to the eighth century BCE. Continue reading

Sinhalese Prose Writing

Sinhalese writing was found on rock inscriptions from 200 BCE around Sri Lanka. Continue reading

Latvia Publishes Important Catechistic Works

Latvia’s three most important published books were a catechistic book, Catechismus Catholicorum in 1585; Continue reading

Nahuatl Grammar

In 1547, Andres de Olmo published Nahuatl grammar in Mexico. Continue reading