Explorers: "Talking Dictionaries" to Document Vanishing Languages
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"Talking Dictionaries" to Document Vanishing Languages
Linguists from National Geographic's Enduring Voices project unveil a new digital tool called talking dictionaries, which will be used to document and preserve vanishing languages from around the world. The dictionaries contain word entries, audio recordings of native speakers, and photographs of cultural objects from endangered-language communities.