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  • Apr 07, 2012
  • 09:29 PM

Khasi withdrawn from UNESCO's languages in danger list

Hindustan Times
The language is spoken by some 900,000 people in the state and is no longer in danger, UNESCO declared in its website yesterday. Khasi is spoken in the region of the Khasi and Jaintia hills and is also known as Khasia, Khassee, Cossyah or Kyi. This language of the Mon-Khmer linguistic branch and its status was reassessed by the editorial board of the Atlas, which concluded that Khasi may be classified as "safe"...

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