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Translation Can Strengthen or Weaken Languages and Cultures

July 10, 2016 Comments

UNESCO has estimated that 50-90% of the world's roughly 7,000 languages will be extinct by the year 2100. In a recent article for theconversation.com, Marcus Tomalin, Research Associate in the Machine Intelligence Laboratory at the University of Cambridge's Department of Engineering, argues that ...

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Category:
Language Translation Facts
Tags:
translation, culture and language, how language affects culture, endangered languages, dying languages
Linguists Meet to Save German Colonial-Era Language, Unserdeutsch

April 14, 2016 Comments

One of the rarest languages in the world, Unserdeutsch, continues to be spoken in Australia, much to the fascination of linguists. Unserdeutsch, also known as "Our German", is reuniting some of its native-speakers to preserve the language....

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Category:
Country Specific
Tags:
unserdeutsch, dying languages, papau new guinea, australia, colonial german languages

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