The Loss of words

The Loss of Words is an online platform that preserves the cultures of endangered languages.

According to some estimates, a native language goes extinct every two weeks. With it, entire systems of communication, understanding, and culture disappear. The Loss of Words is an online system designed to document and preserve indigenous dialects. The platform is dedicated to both language and culture: users learn to write, read and speak through vocabulary and grammar exercises, while information on the art, culture, and literature of the society helps to place the language in context. The Loss of Words provides an accessible means to conserve languages and preserve culture.

German University in Cairo

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