To be or not to be bilingual

I knew my first post had to be about bilingualism and what it means to be a bilingual person. As I said in my introduction, Sumerian and Akkadian formed a symbiotic bilingualism that went both ways. Following the same concept, English and Spanish also make up a symbiotic relation. I am not referring here to …

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Sumeria + Akkad, Language and Culture

Today I start a new blog about language as promised. Sumeria, Spanish for Sumer, and Akkad were the first modern civilization. The Sumerian language was the first written language and coalesced with Akkadian in a symbiotic bilingualism that progressed in both directions. KI.EN.GIR, its original in Sumerian, or  Sumeria represents the beginning of written expression and it …