Stories about Language from February, 2021
Though spoken by over 10 million people, the Uyghur language is struggling to adapt to modern life and overcome heavy censorship and language elimination in China
Parents insist on proficiency in Nepali or English in school to ensure good job prospects for their children; at least 24 indigenous languages in Nepal have become ‘endangered.’
February 9 marks the birth anniversary of a 15th-century Afghanistan-born poet who championed Turkic heritage, and became a national literary symbol in Soviet and later independent Uzbekistan.
Netizens wonder whether the crackdown had something to do with Xi Jinping’s ideological battle against "Western values."
To celebrate 'Salvadoran Afro-Descendant Month,' we illustrated some of the many words of African origin in the Spanish of El Salvador.