Saving Endangered Languages from Being Forgotten

Francis Hult francis.hult at utsa.edu
Fri Jan 29 14:37:03 UTC 2010


Science Daily

 

Saving Endangered Languages from Being Forgotten

 

With only 3.000 speakers in Northwest Siberia the Ob-Ugrian language Mansi is on the verge of extinction. Predictions say it will be extinct in ten to twenty years at the latest. The same holds true for Khanti, a member of the same language family. It is for this reason that extensive documentation is so important.

 

Full story:

http://www.sciencedaily.com/releases/2010/01/100126084059.htm

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