Posts tagged “mother tongue”

Ethnologue, 20th Edition

The 20th edition of the Ethnologue was released on the occasion of International Mother Language Day. The Ethnologue has been documenting the world's languages since 1951. This edition lists 7, …

Homes Have Languages

Many minority languages are endangered. When are they a strategic priority? Photo by Steve EvansWe’ve been learning the trade language, or lingua franca, of the eastern Himalayas. Learning the …