WorldChanging: The Survival of Languages in a Digital Age

Ethan Zuckerman writes that the “Kamusi Project, a remarkable online Swahili-English dictionary that’s been built by paid staff and volunteer contributions over the past dozen years,” is stalled because of lack of funding. He elaborates on the digital-era need to fully study, document, and write dictionaries for African languages.

Posted May 18, 2007

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