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  Encyclopedia :: encyclopedia : List of languages by number of native speakers   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
This is a list of languages ordered by number of first-language speakers, with some data for second-language use.
Some listings are not single languages in the sense of being mutually intelligible (e.g.
For languages spoken by very few people, and so in danger of extinction, see list of endangered languages.
www.hallencyclopedia.com /List_of_languages_by_number_of_native_speakers   (2074 words)

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A list of endangered languages (with fewer than 1000 speakers or with very fast decline)
This page should include a link to the language's page, geographical localization and an aproximative number of speakers
See also: endangered language, list of extinct languages, Language families and languages
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/l/li/list_of_endangered_languages.html   (45 words)

 Endangered language - Voyager, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-09-20)
An endangered language is a language with so few surviving speakers that it is in danger of falling out of use.
For example, Ainu is endangered in Japan, with only approximately 300 surviving native speakers, only 15 of which use the language actively, and few youth acquiring fluency in it.
Some languages, such as those in Indonesia may have tens of thousands of speakers but be endangered because children are no longer learning them, or speakers are in the process of shifting to using the national language Indonesian (or a local Malay variety) in place of local languages.
www.voyager.in /Endangered_languages   (940 words)

 Linguistic Exploration
The languages under study may range from the undescribed to the well-studied, and the investigator may operate in a village or a laboratory.
This is a collaborative project involving researchers at the universities of Bielefeld, Oxford and Cocody, funded by the pilot phase of the VW Foundation's project on Documentation of Endangered Languages.
This is a comprehensive classification of the world's languages, designed to serve as a framework for referencing and accessing all forms of data and documentation on the world's languages.
www.ldc.upenn.edu /exploration   (4028 words)

 Callier Center Library Links Page
Includes list of abbreviations of language periods and parts of speech as well as key reference sources" (Librarians' Index to the Internet).
The Atlas project is made possible in part by the Departments of Radiology and Neurology at Brigham and Women's Hospital, Harvard Medical School, the Countway Library of Medicine, and the American Academy of Neurology.
However, the main service is to provide access to dictionaries in many languages, including Merriam-Webster's Collegiate Dictionary (10th ed., 1999), and many other English-language dictionaries, most of them completely out-of-date or highly specialized.
www.utdallas.edu /library/callier/links.html   (4792 words)

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Carleton University Graduate Student Conference in Philosophy of Mind, Philosophy of Language, and the Cognitive Sciences, Ottawa, September 28-30, 2001
"Language and Cognitive Structures," University of New England, NSW, August 10-12, 2001
web.gc.cuny.edu /cogsci/re.htm   (2937 words)

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