Usually, when you hear the word “endangered” you will think about an animal species. However, languages are also prone to dying out on occasion. Despite the fact there are over 6,000 languages out there, many are at risk of simply going extinct. The number of languages is declining more and more these days. If the decline continues at its current rate, it is likely that half of the languages in the world could get wiped out by the century’s end. Despite some languages having descendants trying to keep them living, other languages have become so small that they count only 1–2 villages, and sometimes even 1–2 people.
Today, we are diving into the top 5 of these languages and taking an inquisitive look at these relics of a different time.