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Languages have been emerging and disappearing throughout history. However, when a language is lost, a piece of culture goes with it. “If we want to stop the extinction of small languages, we should make it useful to speak them”, says professor of Finno-Ugric languages.
How to save an endangered language? | University of Helsinki helsinki.fi

There are 7,000 languages in the world, and it is possible that only 15% of them will be passed on to the next generation.