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

Language of the Day


A language of Indonesia. Population: 145,000 (2000 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Lg Use: Vigorous. Home, village. Used by all. Positive attitudes. Also use Indonesian [ind], in civic and educational domains. Also use Musi [...
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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