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Endangered languages on NZ’s doorstep

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The Pacific has the greatest density of languages on the planet. There are around 900 different languages spoken in Papua New Guinea alone. Documenting endangered languages is exactly what we are trying to do in the Pacific. The word list from 1616 shows us the real issues linguists face when documenting languages.
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Endangered languages on NZ’s doorstep

As International Language Week draws to a close, and Samoan Language Week begins, John Middleton explains the urgent need to document the endangered Pacific tongues

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