PICK OF THE DAY

Pick of the Day : Japanese, the Wealth of Antiquity

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Japanese, the Wealth of Antiquity” Japanese Literary history Japanese has a rich literary and historical tradition. It also has a highly developed modern literary library. Apart from serious literature, it has a range of new styles of storytelling, like graphic novels. Japanese […]
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Pick of the Day : Chinese, 3000 Years of History

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Chinese, 3000 Years of History” Down the Historical Path Chinese is one of the eldest languages in the world. Most languages we are dealing with, are at least thousands of years ago. That is the age of languages. But we have Chinese […]
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Pick of the Day: Tagalog, The Language of the River

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “The Language of the River” Difference Between Tagalog & Filipino The natives of Central Luzon in the capital city of Manila, speak Tagalog. Tagalog holds a higher level among all languages from a social, historical, and political perspective. Diverse ethnic groups from different regions, […]
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Pick of the Day : Indonesian Bahasa

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Indonesian Bahasha” It is Bahasha, Not Bhasha ! Indonesian is a 20th-century name for Malay. Bahasa has a deep history. As a language today the vernacular ranks around sixth or seventh in size among the world’s languages. Bahasa has several dialect variations. […]
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Pick of the Day: The Language of Afghanistan

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “The Language of Afghanistan” Couplets Over Bullets Growing up in India and having learned and spoken Urdu, Arabic is not a stranger to me. It is a part of my linguistic heritage. One wonders, looking at the inscribed monuments in the city of […]
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Pick of the Day : Nagamese, The Un-Written Language

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Nagamese, The Un-Written Language” The Origin Story Many historians and anthropologists have tried to find out about the precise origin and prehistory of the Naga people. It has not led to precise answers. Vedas reference the Kiratas and their sub-tribe. The Nagas, […]
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Pick of the Day: Kashmiri, The Language of Heaven on Earth

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Kashmiri, The Language of Heaven on Earth” From the Source… Kashmir lies at the foothills of the Himalayas, with the Hindu Kush mountains on the other side. It is also privy to the Central Asian Influences. The valley is a repository of […]
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Pick of the Day: Malyalam, A Palindrome For A Name

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In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Malyalam, A Palindrome For A Name” A Palindrome for a Name, Malayalam This ancient Dravidian language shares its parentage with the other languages spoken in the South of India – Tamil, Kannada, and Telugu. It is a derivative of the Adi Dravida […]
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Pick of the Day : Marathi, Using the Power of the Written Word

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Marathi, Using the Power of the Written Word” Marathi literature has been falling into the category of regional literature. But the custodians used the language to fight for the country. Tilak’s Kesari was to give the people of India a sense of […]
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Pick of the Day : Gurmukhi, From the Land of the Five Rivers

In today’s Pick of the Day, for D’s Art Takes, I Divvya Nirula present my take on – “Gurmukhi, From the Land of the Five Rivers” Utterance From The Guru Literally translated, Gurmukhi means “from the Mouth of the Guru.” Traditional scholars say that it is a sacred language. The language of Sikh holy writings and of the Gurus. Guru Angad Dev […]
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