Oxford University Mission to Save Language Spoken by Three People

A team of academics from Oxford University have been sent to a remote area of Indonesia in order to save a language spoken by only three people. The last few speakers of Indonesian language Dusner are been nearly wiped out by a flood and a volcano eruption. Linguists from the University of Oxford have rushed to Dusner, an Indonesian village, to capture the language, also called Dusner, before it is lost for ever.

Read more: http://www.theaustralian.com.au/news/health-science/last-few-speakers-of-indonesian-language-dusner-nearly-wiped-out-by-flood-volcano/news-story/3c5ed5f03a4e5bce0b2062393dca8d8f

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