Traditional languages come up with strange, cool, even hilarious words for new technology. Computers, cars and smartphones may spread from culture to culture, but not everyone’s happy to borrow your words for these innovations.
Take this animated journey filled with funny examples of technical neologisms in languages from around the world.
Check out my post for wordiness and links:http://www.nativlang.com/ed...
Blackfoot áíksisstoomatokska’si (no initial “c”)
Art, audio and animation by nativlang
Music by audionautix.com
Creative Commons 3.0 images:
periodic table - DePiep
Kaama (Poolside Lovemaking) - Walters Art Museum, gift of John and Berthe Ford, 2001
Caligula - Louis le Grand