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Endangered Greek dialect is 'living bridge' to ancient world, researchers say
by Esther Addley

The Guardian    Translate This Article
3 April 2024

On 3 April 2024 The Guardian reported: An endangered form of Greek that is spoken by only a few thousand people in remote mountain villages of northern Turkey has been described as a 'living bridge' to the ancient world, after researchers identified characteristics that have more in common with the language of Homer than with modern Greek. ...With its remaining speakers ageing, the dialect is now threatened with extinction, leading a University of Cambridge academic to launch a 'last chance' crowdsourcing tool to record its unique linguistic structures... Global Good News service views this news as a sign of rising positivity in the fields of culture and science, documenting the growth of life-supporting, evolutionary trends.

The Crowdsourcing Romeyka project invites native speakers across the world to upload a recording of themselves talking in the language. Ioanna Sitaridou, a professor of Spanish and historical linguistics, said she anticipated that many were likely to be in the US and Australia, as well as spread across Europe.

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