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  • Mar 27, 2012
  • 07:13 PM

Is the Chamorro language dead?

John S. DelRosario Jr. / Saipan Tribune
Sure, it’s sad watching a language disappear with each new generation that loses most of their native tongue. But like Latin, the native Chamorro language will slowly fade into the ash heap of history. We may be able to speak it, but the requisite scaffold it needs so it is used in perpetuity has slowly faded into oblivion.

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