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Indigenous languages

Let’s Protect Indigenous Languages!

The British linguist David Crystal has devoted a book (Language Death) to this topic. A language is dead, he writes, when no one speaks it anymore. And when there is only one last speaker of a language, that language is already dead. It’s not a tool of communication anymore, but “more a repository, an archive of a people’s past.” But this doesn’t necessarily mean total extinction.

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