How many languages are there in the world? If you're familiar with the Ethnologue, you already know that the answer is in the thousands. But what does that really look like? Where are these languages?
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A language of Kenya. Population: 324,000 (2009 census), increasing. Status: 5 (Developing). Lg Use: Vigorous. Home, community. All ages. Positive attitudes. Some also use Gikuyu [kik], due to previous teaching in schools, but...
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