Indigenous Languages


The official language in¬†Argentina is, without a doubt,¬†Spanish.¬†However, it is a country that has been enriched by¬†a vast number of languages. Though it is difficult to say exactly how many,¬†around 35 indigenous languages¬†are spoken. Currently only thirteen of these¬†are officially listed, and include¬†the following: Toba, Pilag√°, Mocov√≠, Wich√≠, Nivacl√©, Chorote, Ava-Chiriguano, Mbya, Guaran√≠, Quichua Santiague√Īo, […]

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World Affairs Article: Let Languages Die


Esteemed linguist John McWhorter has published an article on the coming century in language evolution. Working on the idea that 90% of the world’s 6,000 languages will not survive to be in use in 2109, Mr. McWhorter then tells us why that’s not such a bad thing for him. The basis for his argument is […]

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