The EGIDS is our own scale that we developed to enable us to evaluate the vitality of the world's languages. It is the cornerstone of a larger framework that we call the Sustainable Use Model. Here's a brief description of that model.
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A language of Papua New Guinea. Population: 35,000 (2000 census). Status: 5 (Developing). Lg Use: Vigorous. All domains. All ages. Positive attitudes. Also use English [eng], Hiri Motu [hmo], Tok Pisin [tpi]. Lg...

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