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“Hidden” language uncovered in India

Written By: Usree Bhattacharya on October 6, 2010 No Comment

LA Times reports on this story:

A previously unknown language has been uncovered in the far reaches of northeastern India, researchers reported Tuesday. Koro, a tongue brand-new to the scientific world that is spoken by just 800 to 1,200 people, could soon face extinction as younger speakers abandon it for more widely used languages such as Hindi or English.

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