Unknown language #17

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I see plenty of kanji and kana, but there are a lot of other things mixed in.  Judging from what the Tweeter / Xer says in the parenthetical remark at the end of his introduction, it probably isn't Japanese.


Selected readings

[h.t. Geoff Wade]


  1. Allen Thrasher said,

    March 6, 2024 @ 10:42 am

    Yao in cursive script?

  2. Ben Zimmer said,

    March 6, 2024 @ 10:47 am

    Spoiler: If you read through the Twitter/X thread, you'll see the language is revealed to be Vietnamese.

  3. Victor Mair said,

    March 6, 2024 @ 11:01 am

    Dōmo arigatōgozaimasu, Ben

  4. Nat said,

    March 7, 2024 @ 2:11 am

    A couple symbols look a bit like devanagari. And maybe some hiragana?

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