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Endangered languages

LC control no.sh2005005642
Topical headingEndangered languages
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Variant(s)At-risk languages
Disappearing languages
Dying languages
Fading languages
Nearly extinct languages
Threatened languages
Vanishing languages
See alsoLanguage and languages
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Language obsolescence
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Found inWork cat.: Abley, M. Spoken here : travels among threatened languages, 2005: p. 7, etc. (endangered languages; languages under threat; languages at risk; nearly extinct languages; vanishing language; dying ... language; threatened tongues; languages in trouble) p. 4 of cover (fading languages; the same forces that put biological species at risk--development, globalization, loss of habitat--are also threatening human languages)
Atlas of the world's languages in danger of disappearing, 2001.
UNESCO website, Aug. 24, 2005: Culture/Intangible heritage/Endangered languages (Over 50% of the world's 6000 languages are endangered; endangered languages)
International Conference on Endangered Languages (2001 : Kyoto, Japan). Lectures on endangered languages 4, 2004.
Foundation for Endangered Languages. Conference (8th : 2004 : Barcelona, Spain). On the margins of nations : endangered languages and linguistic rights, c2004.
OCLC, Aug. 24, 2005 (endangered languages; endangered dialects; threatened languages; disappearing language; languages in danger of disappearing; dying languages; vanishing voices)