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2010-10-06 05:55:00

Linguists looking for dying languages have discovered a “hidden" language spoken by just 800 people in the remote northeast region of India near the border of China and Bhutan.

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
begunk
  • To befool; deceive; balk; jilt.
  • An illusion; a trick; a cheat.
The word 'begunk' may come from a nasalised variant of Scots begeck ("to deceive, disappoint"), equivalent to be- +‎ geck.