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Language: Jèrriais

  • Mar 20, 2012
  • 02:04 PM

Jersey native language translation for Facebook

BBC News
The world's largest social networking site could soon be translated into Jersey's native language Jerriais. Tony Scott Warren from the Jerriais Office is working on translations for Facebook so the site can be viewed in the language.
  • Feb 22, 2012
  • 08:47 AM

Jersey language translation for Alice in Wonderland (audio)

BBC News
Jerriais writer Geraint Jennings began translating the book into Jersey's native language in 1999, working on the occasional scene. He began the full translation a few years ago when he was approached by specialist minority language publisher Everytype.
  • Dec 08, 2011
  • 09:38 AM

Island language in a sea of change (audio)

University of Cambridge
Norman languages spoken in the Channel Islands for a thousand years are now severely endangered. Cambridge linguist Dr Mari Jones has been analysing the languages and tracing why they have declined.
  • Dec 04, 2011
  • 01:49 PM

Death of a language

Jersey Evening Post
THE Island’s ancient native tongue, Jèrriais, could effectively die out as an everyday spoken language within two decades, Island experts have warned.

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