small vital languages

Fakhruddin fakhruddin at FLI-ONLINE.ORG
Thu Dec 23 09:34:40 UTC 2010

Dear Steven Bird,
Dameli is a language spoken by approximately 5,000 people in the Northern
The language is transferred to children and there is no any evidence of
language shifting. 


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From: stevenbird1 at [mailto:stevenbird1 at] On Behalf Of
Steven Bird
Sent: Thursday, December 23, 2010 11:05 AM
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Subject: small vital languages

Can anyone suggest the names of languages having small speaker
populations that still have a good level of intergenerational transfer
and good survival prospects?

-Steven Bird

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