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

Language of the Day
A language of Greece. Population: 3,000 in Greece (2002). Total users in all countries: 5,100. Status: 6b (Threatened). Lg Use: Some young people, all adults, with few if any child speakers (Salminen 2007). Lg Development...
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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