Languages

Indo-European languages

Source: Wikipedia The Indo-European languages are a language family of several hundred related languages and dialects in Asia and Europe.[2] There are about 445 living Indo-European languages, according to the estimate by Ethnologue, with over two thirds (313) of them […]

One of the World’s 7,000 Languages Dies Every Three Months. Can Apps Help Save Them?

  Source: Time By KATY STEINMETZ Like his ancestors, 65-year-old Clayton Long spent his childhood immersed in Navajo culture, greeting fellow clan members with old, breathful Navajo words like “Yá’át’ééh.” Then he was sent to an English-only boarding school where his native language, also known as Diné, was banned. “I went into a […]

A Man Felt Threatened By My Book Written In Arabic

Source: Huffington Post By Hajer Sharief Co-founder of Together we build it organisation, member of the United Nations advisory group on Security Council resolution 2250 & advocate for Kofi Annan foundation with Extremely TogetherHajer Sharief Co-founder of Together we build it organisation, member of the United Nations advisory group on Security […]

The hygge conspiracy

Source: The Guardian Inescapably and suddenly, Britain has been invaded by hygge. The Danish word, previously unknown to all but the most hardcore Scandophiles, is now the subject of an avalanche of books, hundreds of Identikit newspaper features, and endless department-store winter displays. Every story on the subject explains that […]