As our contribution to the celebration of International Mother Language Day, we are pleased to announce the

Language of the Day
A language of Solomon Islands. Population: 1,620 (2007 census), increasing. Status: 5 (Developing). Lg Use: Vital language. Home, village life. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Also use Pijin [pis]. Used as L2 by Engdewu [ngr...
Map of translations of 'wash your hands'

Coronavirus and Local Languages: How do you say, "wash your hands"?

All of us are at risk. And for the millions who speak a lesser-known language, that risk is compounded by the lack of health materials in a language they understand.

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