Language & linguistics news from around the world • Updated daily • Relevant stories, selected by humans (not computers)

Share this site!

News Item

  • Apr 18, 2011
  • 12:57 AM

Some languages disappearing in modern world

You know the saying "the world is getting smaller"? Well, that's especially true when it comes to language. The world has between 6,000 and 7,000 languages but up to half could be extinct by the end of this century and the alphabets used to write some of those languages are disappearing, too.

Add comment

Will not be published or shared

Note: Comments will appear on the site only after they are approved.