How to revive a 500-year-old dying language - Kristang

Until two years ago, university student Kevin Martens Wong had never even heard of his ancestral tongue, let alone spoken it.

The Singaporean linguist was researching endangered languages when he stumbled upon Kristang in a book. As he dug deeper, he realised it was the language of his maternal grandparents.

March 20, 2017


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Nice article you found, I liked it!

March 20, 2017

This is fascinating, they should consider making a Duolingo course for Kristang.

March 22, 2017

Yes I would be so delighted if there was a course in New Zealand Maori: Te Reo.

March 27, 2017


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