Linked by Thom Holwerda on Thu 21st Jun 2012 11:17 UTC
Google While I sometimes see Dutch as an endangered language, reality is that with nearly 30 million speakers worldwide, we're actually doing pretty well. Sadly, this can't be said for the 3000 truly endangered languages of the world - nearly half of the world's total number of languages is on the verge of extinction, and with it, large amounts of human culture are in danger of disappearing forever. In collaboration with several universities and language institutions, Google has launched the Endangered Languages Project to document these languages - textually, visually, and auditorially.
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Wycliffe
by KenJackson on Mon 25th Jun 2012 02:44 UTC
KenJackson
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2005-07-18

I wonder if there is any room for common ground with Wycliffe Bible Translators. Since their goal is to translate the Bible into every language on earth, they have actually created written languages for a few people groups which previously had only a verbal language.

http://www.wycliffe.org/about/statistics.aspx

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