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a little house-cleaning

Okay I’ve fixed, yet again, the sound in the fidel section, so everyone should be able to hear my horrible voice now. I also made a small change to the mltgk transliteration section, so people can type longer sentences and use the Ge’ez punctuation easier. Secondly a helpful reader has pointed me towards a new […]

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May 9, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

Memhr.org stats for 2009

Hey everyone; here are a few statistics and facts for the entire Memhr.org website collected in the year of 2009: Total visits: 21,954 Absolute unique visitors: 13,414 Average page views per visit: 6.12 Average time on the site: 0:05:12 Busiest month: October – with 1698 visits Quietest month: March – with only 898 visits Top […]

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January 6, 2010  Tags: , ,   Posted in: website update  2 Comments

Fixing…

Happy New Year everyone. I spent the good part of last December fixing up parts of this website that have stopped working. The sound in the fidel section is now working properly, as well as the search function in the dictionary section. It appears that the sound wasn’t working for firefox users and the search […]

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January 4, 2010  Tags:   Posted in: website update  One Comment

Two Years!

It’s been two wonderful years of Tigrigna lexicography bliss, as this December marks the second anniversary of memhr.org In the beginning this website started as just a weird hobby of mine and today it continues as such; I can’t stress this enough, telling myself that this is “just a hobby” is the one rule in […]

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December 2, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: language, Linguistics, website update  No Comments

Randomize it.

There has been a small update to the dictionary section; it is the addition of a “random button” beside the search one. This button should take you to a random English-Tigrigna dictionary entry. Give it a shot.

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October 21, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Tigrigna, website update  No Comments

IPA

IPA stands for the International Phonetic Alphabet. It’s the universal script that linguists use to map out the phonetic sounds of every word in every language in the world. So (theoretically) if you are familiar with the IPA you can perfectly read out loud, any text, in any language, perfectly, as long as that text […]

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July 14, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: Linguistics, Tigrigna, website update  2 Comments

Slight addition to the dictionary section

I was surfing the internet when I ran into an awesome online dictionary called Wordnik. It is an evolving online English dictionary that was recently launched by its founder Erin McKean.  Long time readers of this blog (I know you’re out there…) might recognize her from the small blog post I made about her TED […]

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June 9, 2009  Tags: ,   Posted in: website update  No Comments

Dictionary search box for your own website or blog.

So, I’ve added a new page to the dictionary section. It explains that anyone can now add a Memhr.org dictionary search box to their website or blog. The search box looks like this: Memhr.org Dictionaries Those who want the search box will need to copy and paste this code into the HTML of their site. […]

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April 18, 2009  Tags:   Posted in: Africa, language, Tigrigna, website update  No Comments