Save our tongues

2019-03-06 03:18:01

An online database of endangered languages is being created by linguistics experts, who hope to stem the loss of spoken languages worldwide as English and Spanish take over. The project, known as the Electronic Metastructure for Endangered Languages Data (E-MELD), will initially hold information on 10 languages. It is being set up by a consortium of universities led by Anthony Aristar of Wayne State University in Detroit, Michigan,