Languages and Cultures

To me there is a fascinating connection between languages and cultures. After studying Chinese for some years I came to the conclusion that by learning Chinese signs you learn a lot about Chinese mindset and philosophy as well. The idea behind the module system used for constructing Chinese characters is related to the module system used when constructing Chinese architecture.

This blog is about my language learning journey. It’s named glossamou after the Greek η γλώσσα μου – my language. Some months ago I started a language marathon, which will take me to different tongues and hopefully help me explore the cultural contexts they evolved in.