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2009-11-02 06:57:32

Fifty international experts in endangered languages will convene at the University of Utah November 12 to 14 to take the first step in a massive undertaking to catalogue endangered and dying languages and to make the information accessible through a comprehensive online database.


Word of the Day
coronach
  • A dirge; a lamentation for the dead. The custom of singing dirges at funerals was formerly prevalent in Scotland and Ireland, especially in the Highlands of Scotland.
The word 'coranach' comes from the Scottish Gaelic corranach and Irish corānach.
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