የወፍ ቋንቋ or, The Bird Language

The language of the birds, የወፍ ቋንቋ (yewof kwankwa), is a codified version of Amharic which makes words, sentences and conversations unintelligible to untrained listeners – even more unintelligible some might say. How does it work? Let’s pick a simple … Continue reading →

የወፍ ቋንቋ or, language of the birds

  The language of the birds, የወፍ ቋንቋ (yewof kwankwa), is a codified version of Amharic which makes words, sentences and conversations unintelligible to untrained listeners – even more unintelligible some might say. How does it work? Let’s pick a … Continue reading →