Ethnoblog

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

Language of the Day
A language of Malaysia. Population: 2,400 (2015 A. Ismael). No monolinguals (2015 A. Ismael). Ethnic population: 4,000 (2015 A. Ismael). Status: 7 (Shifting). Lg Use: Due to the emphasis on Standard Malay [zsm] in the...
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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