Is Yaghnobi an Endangered Language? April 23, 2007Posted by Bahrom in Endangered Languages, Linguistics, Tajikistan, Yaghnobi.
Tags: language change, minority language, minority people group, Tajikistan, Yagnobi, YAI
The Yaghnobi language is classified as endangered in the UNESCO Red Book of endangered languages. However, an SIL team who conducted a survey of the Yaghnobi language during 2003 and 2004 (Paul, et. al. 2005) concluded that the ethnolinguistic vitality of the Yaghnobi language is strong. Why the differing assessments?