Language

The Sinicization of Languages is Happening on a Global Scale

The Sinicization of Languages is Happening on a Global Scale

With China’s growth, the Sinicization of languages is a complex and ongoing process that will continue to shape the linguistic landscape of the world.

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The Future of Language: Predicting 2050’s Most Popular Languages

The Future of Language: Predicting 2050’s Most Popular Languages

With globalization, technology advancements, and changing demographics, the linguistic landscape of the world is shifting rapidly. So what might be the most popular languages in 2050?

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10 of the Coolest Untranslatable Words From Around the World

10 of the Coolest Untranslatable Words From Around the World

There are some words in different languages that are difficult, if not impossible, to translate into another language without losing some of their meaning.

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The Amazing Lesser Known Languages of the Middle East

The Amazing Lesser Known Languages of the Middle East

The Middle East is made up of numerous languages, filled with important culture and history. With globalization, many of these are now endangered.

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The Strange and Amazing Origins of Popular Southern Expressions

The Strange and Amazing Origins of Popular Southern Expressions

Southern slang is a great example of how unique subsets of a language can be, and how language can evolve and grow.

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The Keres Language: A Language Family Fighting for Survival

The Keres Language: A Language Family Fighting for Survival

After hundreds of years of colonization and with languages disappearing around the world due to globalization, Keresan has an uphill battle to survive. However, there have been promising movements to preserve Native American languages in recent years.

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The Languages that Rule the Internet and Why Translation Can Help

The Languages that Rule the Internet and Why Translation Can Help

Though English still dominates the internet, other languages are also widely used and should be targeted for translation and localization.

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Extinct Languages: The Languages We Have Lost in the 21st Century
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Extinct Languages: The Languages We Have Lost in the 21st Century

Did you know 42% of all known languages that exist today are endangered? Unfortunately, we have already lost dozens of languages to extinction in this young century. Here are just a few that we believe should be remembered.

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How Lack of Translation Can Negatively Affect Voter Turnout

How Lack of Translation Can Negatively Affect Voter Turnout

A rising number of Americans are having trouble understanding their choices in the voting booth and are not granted translation access on election day.

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Atomic Scribe and #BlackLivesMatter

Atomic Scribe and #BlackLivesMatter

The language we use can be coded and harmful, but it can also be a force for good. So here are some ways to harness the power of language to fight for racial equality.

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