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Unknown language discovered in Southeast Asia

A previously unknown Language has been found in the Malay Peninsula by linguists from Lund University in Sweden. The language has been given the name Jedek. Jedek is an Austroasiatic language spoken by 280 people in northern Peninsular Malaysia [Credit: Niclas Burenhult]"Documentation of endangered minority languages such as Jedek is important, as it provides new insights into human cognition and culture," says Joanne Yager, doctoral...

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