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What’s that picture?
The carvings at the top of this site are logographic glyphs that are part of the Maya script. The Maya used more than 800 of these in their writing system. These ones come from the old Maya city of Palenque in modern Mexico.
Thomas lives and works in western Japan and studies Japanese, whether intentionally or not, everyday. In addition to Japanese, he is trying to learn Pali, the language of the Buddhist Canon. In his spare time, he enjoys reading about language, Southeast Asian history and Theravada Buddhism. He loves to eat Thai food and play non-stop min6 chords on the guitar. Someday, if lifetime permits, he would like to learn Thai and French.
Contact: thomas [at] babelhut [dot] com
Peter is a software developer living near Dallas, Texas who has long been interested in new languages without ever becoming good at any of them. He has decided to focus on New Testament Greek (also called Koine Greek) to increase his knowledge of his faith, and Spanish, which everyday becomes more useful where he lives. In his spare time, Peter likes to play with his two sons, read, and on occasion play the bass guitar.
Contact: peter [at] babelhut [dot] com