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endangeredlanguages.com) While projects like self-driving cars and augmented reality glasses remain fixated on the future, Google's latest experiment is more concerned with preserving our offline past. On its blog this morning, the company introduced
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Spoken by fewer than 10 people whose lands are located in the Kalahari National Park in South Africa, the Khoisan language makes use of various clicking sounds Tomorrow is World Languages Day, and it seems appropriate to announce a happy but
Say " kaplaye " to a hidden language that's emerged from remoteness of India's famed diversity the word means "hello" in Koro, a previously unknown language that linguists say they have identified and recorded in Arunachal Pradesh. At a time of rapid
We are seeing an unprecedented rate of language extinction or language death," Professor K. David Harrison, the director of the Living Tongues Institute of Philadelphia-based Swarthmore College has recently said in a report by Aljazeera. "
The chances of overhearing a conversation in Vlashki, a variant of Istro-Romanian, are greater in Queens than in the remote mountain villages in Croatia that immigrants now living in New York left years ago. Multimedia At a Roman Catholic Church in
Linguist races to save a dying language spoken in Cambodia With no more than 10 speakers remaining of S'aoch, a language spoken on Cambodia's sea shore, French linguist Jean-Michel Filippi is in a race against time to preserve a disappearing culture.
As one linguist who was working with her put it: ‘Since she was the only speaker of Bo, she was very lonely as she had no one to converse with.’ Headlines captured the poignancy of this life lived at the end of things. ‘With the death of Boa Sr, her
The death of a language We should do more to prevent the extinction of languages for cultural reasons, not out of pseudo-scientific superiority The news that Bo , a language from the Andaman islands, has finally died out , will be greeted with a