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 Solomon Islands. Population: 12,600 (1999 SIL). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Lg Use: Home, community. Used by all. Most also use Pijin [pis] (Lichtenberk 2008). Many also use English [eng] (Lichtenberk 2008). Lg...
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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