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The disappearing indigenous languages

6,700 languages are currently spoken across the world. But 1 disappears every 15 days. This is why.

13/02/2019 15:39
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  • Sonny W.
    28/02/2019 15:35

    .🔖

  • Luis J.
    28/02/2019 09:08

    Some countries have indigenous languages because they still have Native Tribes, the country's that do should protect things like this because it's part of the history of the country, of how it evolved and how it allowed them to move forward. It's sad to see these things fade away. 😥

  • Enetu P.
    27/02/2019 18:09

    So sad....even in Africa and Nigeria we have lost so many languages

  • Dale R.
    23/02/2019 20:53

    Well we wont need translators as much thats a bonus

  • Katherine A.
    22/02/2019 22:02

    on apprend une langue autochtone après l'Arabe

  • Tony L.
    22/02/2019 17:47

    Our Karen language isn’t even on google translate.

  • Lince E.
    21/02/2019 03:38

    :(

  • William M.
    20/02/2019 21:14

    je te l’avais dit environs 7000 langues parlées dans le monde

  • Callum H.
    20/02/2019 11:12

    told you it was 6700 👀

  • Ethan A.
    20/02/2019 05:54

    #2

  • Nico M.
    19/02/2019 22:23

    Afrikaans will soon be one if them.

  • Sarah L.
    19/02/2019 01:55

    I live in Quebec, Canada and here we put laws in place to preserve the use of the French language. And let me tell you it is difficult to do so even if French is a dominant language across the world. I can only imagine how difficult it would be to try and preserve a language that doesn't have a powerful economical backing. I find it so sad.

  • Weby D.
    18/02/2019 21:44

    Who even created language

  • Chelsea M.
    18/02/2019 13:13

    Teach your children how to speak your language 🤷‍♀️ encourage them to learn something, if you want your language to carry on then teach it so it can carry on. Saying your language is dying but your people aren't helping you maintain the heritage.

  • Beverly A.
    18/02/2019 09:34

    this is what I’m watching

  • Delaney M.
    17/02/2019 04:08

    omg

  • JOhnny. B.
    16/02/2019 19:38

    There is an interesting article "let it die" brings both perspectives.

  • John. A.
    16/02/2019 07:35

    James Hornby...you are a fool...tsk tsk tsk...uneducated fool

  • James H.
    15/02/2019 21:15

    English is all you need

  • Andrew M.
    15/02/2019 00:41

    The English, french and Spanish are the main culprits for this problem.

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