World's languages face existential threat

Experts say languages are dying out, as Google launches site to help save endangered ones.

    Experts estimate that about half of the world's 6,900 contemporary languages could disappear in the next 90 years. 

    In an effort to help save threatened languages, internet giant Google has created a website that allows users to upload recordings and manuscripts of thousands of rare dialects and words.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


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