Thousands of different languages exist worldwide. Linguists estimate that there are 6,000 to 7,000. However, the exact number is still unknown today. This is because there are still many undiscovered languages. These languages are mostly spoken in remote regions. One example of such a region is the Amazon. There are still many people living in isolation there. They have no contact with other cultures. Despite this, they all have their own language, of course. There are still unidentified languages in other parts of the world as well. We still do not know how many languages there are in Central Africa. New Guinea hasn't been thoroughly researched from a linguistic standpoint either. Whenever a new language is discovered, it's always a sensation. About two years ago scientists discovered Koro. Koro is spoken in the small villages of northern India. Only about 1,000 people speak this language. It is only spoken. Koro doesn't exist in written form. Researchers are puzzled by how Koro has survived for so long. Koro belongs to the Tibeto-Burmese language family. There are about 300 of these languages in all of Asia. But Koro isn't closely related to any of these languages. That means that it must have a history all its own. Unfortunately, minor languages die out quickly. Occasionally a language disappears within a single generation. As a result, researchers often only have a little time to study them. But there is a little hope for Koro. It is to be documented in an audio dictionary...
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______ is counted among the East Slavic languages.
It is closely related to Russian and Belarusian.
More than 40 million people speak ______.
It is the third most-spoken Slavic language after Russian and Polish.
______ developed around the end of the 18th century out of the vernacular.
A distinct written language emerged at that time, and with it came literature.
Today there are a number of dialects that are divided into three main groups.
Vocabulary, syntax, and articulation are evocative of other Slavic languages.
That is because the Slavic languages started differentiating themselves relatively late.
Due to the geographical situation of ******e, there are many Polish and Russian influences.
The grammar contains seven cases.
______ adjectives define relationships to people or things very clearly.
A speaker is able to demonstrate his attitude or mindset depending on which form of a word he chooses.
Another hallmark of ______ is its highly melodic sound.
If you like languages that sound melodious, you should learn ______!