Kham Muang is one of the most reported languages that is endangered.Kham Muang (also known as Lanna) literally means “language of townspeople,” is spoken in Chiang Mai and much of northern Thailand and Laos. 2013-2015. National Endowment for the Humanities / Documentation of Endangered Languages Grant (Award # PD-50025-13). The decrease in use of this indigenous language is a threat to Pakistan’s linguistic diversity. • Total Number of Languages = 7000 • Definitely endangered = 646 • Severely endangered = 527 Languages of Pakistan (ethnologue.com) Position at National Level (UNESCO atlas of Endangered Languages of Pakistan) • Definitely endangered languages: Gawri, Bateri, Gwarbati, Kati, Kundal Shahi, Ormuri, Palula, Torwali, Ushojo, Wakhi, Yidgha Endangered language communities also stand to lose valuable cultural practices, such as oral histories, traditional songs and poetry, and other art forms that are tied to language. 2013-2015. THE ENDANGERED LANGUAGES OF NORTHERN PAKISTAN IN THE DIGITAL AGE. July 21, 2018. Some of these endangered languages are spoken in Pakistan. Documentation of Gutob, an endangered Munda language. Despite the fact that an estimated six million people speak the language it is under threat of extinction due to the fact that younger generations are not being taught the vernacular. Linguistics, on the other hand, is at risk for losing half of the subject matter it studies. An Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan language, Aer is spoken by only a few hundred people and hence is a 'threatened' language. 1,000 in Pakistan (2000 J. Owens). Documentation of Hill Gta’–a seriously endangered Munda language. The online edition of the Atlas is complementary to the print edition It does not reproduce the regional and thematic chapters of the print version, but it offers additional information on the listed endangered languages. View Academics in Endangered Languages of Pakistan on Academia.edu. Around 27 languages spoken in Kashmir, Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa and surrounding border areas of Pakistan are facing extinction, according to a report by … Mazhar Ali Dootio. The most endangered of Pakistan's dialects are now spoken by only a few hundred people, such as Domaaki, an Indo-Aryan langauges confined to a handful of villages in remote northern Gilgit-Baltistan. In fact, Pakistan’s linguistic diversity is amazing and in the northern areas alone 30 languages are spoken. According to linguists, a threatened or endangered language is one whose speakers die out or shift to other languages and the language is in danger of falling out of use. Even regional languages spoken by tens of millions like … National Science Foundation/Documentation of Endangered Languages Grant (Award #1500092). Is Sindhi an ‘endangered’ language? The study of linguistics, along with other academic disciplines, can UNESCO Interactive Atlas of the World’s Languages in Danger. Population total all countries: 1,050.