https://www.duolingo.com/PSLHelstrom

Language Request: Luiseño

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This is a really rare language request. Only 5 people speak Luiseño as a native language (and I'm not one of them). A local university near me is trying to save the language from extinction. It's from the Uto-Aztecan language family, and it was once spoken from Los Angeles County to San Diego County in California. I know that it is extremely unlikely for Duolingo to pick up almost-extinct languages, but this language in particular is being revitalized and taught to university students, so I thought it'd be worth sharing that it exists and it might be interesting to learn if one is interested in California Indigenous languages.

2 years ago

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https://www.duolingo.com/Danielconcasco
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They can create their own course on Memrise without needing any kind of approval. The native speakers can provide the audio.

Best of luck in such a noble quest.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/Leader-Desslok

I don't think there's much chance of that getting added, although there is a Klingon course hatching, so who knows?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/TheYeetBoi

Once around a couple thousand university students learn it, there is a small chance but I wish you luck!

1 year ago
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