Name Date21817 2 Complete the chart below by taking notes on the various

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Name_________________ _______________Date____2/18/17_________ 2. Complete the chart below by taking notes on the various languages/countries & the issues they are facing. Basque – – Isolated language not attached to any language family; 1st language of people of Pyrenees mountains of northern Spain & southwest France; lack of connection to other languages reflects isolation of the Basque people Icelandic – Related to Germanic branch of Indo-Euro family; received language from migrants from Norway; Icelandic is least changed Germanic language due to Iceland being so isolated & not coming in contact with other Germanic languages. Native American – -only 92/500 original languages exist in the eastern amazon regions of peru -14 of face extinction because only about 100 speakers remain. Hebrew – Has been revived after becoming nearly extinct in 4th century BC; became one of the official languages of Israel in 1948 to unify all the refugees; 4,000 new Hebrew words had to be created; modern Hebrew dictionary created
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Name_________________ _______________Date____2/18/17_________ Celtic- (Welsh, Irish, Breton, Scottish, Cornish) -was dominant until 18th century -22% -Declined in 19th century -1/2 official languages of ireland -spoken by 350,000 DAILY, spoken by 1.5 million -spoken in brittany (isolated peninsula in Atlantic ocean)
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