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Re: Obscure languages

From:Boudewijn Rempt <boud@...>
Date:Saturday, September 29, 2001, 11:33
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On Saturday 29 September 2001 13:20, you wrote:

> I really, really would like to learn Yugh, Zompist has some numbers of it > under the name of Sym, but it is virtually extinct, 3 people speak it.
Hmmm - I see that there were no published descriptions in 1991 (, the most interesting resource I could find was If the language was classified as having three speakers in 1991 with no publications on it, it'll probably have died out by now and will never be described. (Although there might be wordlists and things like that available in Russian - hard to find in the west.) Curiously, there are more languages called Yugh - apparently there's a Derber language or dialect of that name. A nice website on endangered languages is: - -- Boudewijn Rempt | -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.0.6 (GNU/Linux) Comment: For info see iD8DBQE7tbEYN8fj6DnPxOgRAsbtAJ9ZjqQvKOXElIhlTeTm6sXzMIlWNwCff5R1 4rTylLyXG9pGXKDjoohrVWI= =+r0D -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----


joe <josephhill@...>