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    Lightbulb Interesting Map of All European Languages

    Not a complete list but for those who are interested, here are the andangered languages of Europe. The site also points out which languages are connected to which and their background briefly.

    http://www.helsinki.fi/~tasalmin/europe_report.html


    An example from the website:

    Lower Sorbian
    1. Variant(s): (for Sorbian) Lusatian, Wendish
    2. Geographical location: Germany: lower Lausitz area around Cottbus
    3. Relationships: /Sorbian/West Slavonic/Indo-European
    4. Present state of the language: ENDANGERED
      • (a) children speakers: some children learn the language, but they are not likely to become active users
        (b) mean age of youngest speakers:
        (c) distribution by sex:
        (d) total number of speakers, members of the ethnic group: probably less than 10,000 speakers; cf. Upper Sorbian
        (e) degree of speakers' competence: generally fully competent

    5. Sources:
      • (i) information (about the language): --
        (ii) published and unpublished material (of the language): quite a lot
        (iii) competent scholar(s) and institution(s): Klaus-Peter Jannasch


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