Almost half of the world’s languages in danger of extinction

Почти половине языков в мире грозит исчезновение

Most of the languages facing extinction is the indigenous language. In this regard, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the year 2019 as the International year of indigenous languages.

In a world under threat of extinction are about 40% of languages. This was reported in Twitter of the UN, citing data from the Permanent forum on indigenous issues.

In 2016, there were an estimated 6700 languages.

Почти половине языков в мире грозит исчезновение

 

 

It is also noted that most of the languages facing extinction is the indigenous language. In this regard, the UN General Assembly proclaimed the year 2019 as the International year of indigenous languages.

Previously, scientists have discovered a language spoken by 280 people.

 

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