The Sound of the Hittite Language (Prayer of Kantuzili) Download

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  • Published on Mar 24, 2018

  • Hittite (natively nešili "[in the language] of Neša"), also known as Nesite and Neshite, is the extinct language once spoken by the Hittites, an Indo-European-speaking people who created an empire centred on Hattusa in north-central Anatolia (modern-day Turkey). The language is attested in cuneiform, in records dating from the 16th (Anitta text) to the 13th century BC, with isolated Hittite loanwords and numerous personal names appearing in an Old Assyrian context from as early as the 20th century BC. Credit: Klasik Keyifler 2015 - Alla Corda- String Music through the Ages Just used Font Generator for the Cuneiform. Hence, not accurate. Check also this reading of sister of iris! https://youtu.be/so_k_aHpQsI
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  • TheGreaterGood80
    TheGreaterGood80 8 months ago

    2 Egyptians gave thumbs down

  • M Bayrak
    M Bayrak 6 months ago

    I can't believe that this is a Indo-European Language

  • Paul Daluz
    Paul Daluz 1 year ago

    Correct me if Im wrong....but this sounds like it can be in the Iranian language family.

  • Evatar7
    Evatar7 1 year ago

    The prayer itself is very relatable, and these sorts of texts, especially read aloud, really help me imagine these names in history books as real people, and remind us that as humans, we are more or less the same creatures we were three to four thousand years ago, and likely the same as we were ten thousand years ago.

  • Biasa Biasa Production

    That is actually deep

  • AJ Savage
    AJ Savage 1 year ago (edited)

    You should do ancient greek next

  • Tigran Abgarjan
    Tigran Abgarjan 1 year ago

    I can't say it enough, your channel is incredible! :D 3

  • Luke Skywalker
    Luke Skywalker 1 year ago

    I can see many sanskrit words in this language. Seriously many

  • Tom Mitchell
    Tom Mitchell 6 months ago

    Almost like a mix of Sumerian and Lithuanian

  • LeaveTheTVOn95
    LeaveTheTVOn95 1 year ago

    What is the background music you used, if you don't mind?

  • Mikołaj Rzewazówicz Czyczynadze

    I'm so happy I found this channel :D

  • Michael Graham
    Michael Graham 1 year ago

    I really does sound like it could be a European language, but i couldn't recognize any word roots

  • andre win
    andre win 11 months ago

    kinda like indoeuropean version of akkadian/babylonian/sumerian languange

  • Dennis Hopper
    Dennis Hopper 9 months ago

    I would very much like to co-respond with you regarding this piece and others. This is genius.

  • Cyric London
    Cyric London 4 months ago

    The narrator has a lovely voice. The dialogue would sound pleasing even if she was reading one's own execution sentence.

  • Elizabeth Rosenzweig

    hadn't noticed how nice this language sounds before!

  • G D
    G D 1 year ago

    Nešili language. How wonderful, the most ancient IE language we know and one of the most ancient languages of human history.

  • Predator Sorin
    Predator Sorin 1 month ago

    Sancrithi aramaics sounds from old sumer

  • Fernando Del Neva
    Fernando Del Neva 3 weeks ago

    Long live Hittite empire

  • London Loves
    London Loves 6 months ago

    So beautiful- genesis bought me here!