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How to Stop the Dhivehi Language From Dying
Written by Rezwan On 14 June 2014 @ 15:51 pm | No Comments
In Arts & Culture, Development, English, Language, Maldives, Quick Reads, South Asia
Dhivehi , the national language of Maldives, is a pidgin language spoken primarily by the Maldivians. However, practically every Maldivian speaks English, the unofficial second language, because it’s the language used in Maldivian school curricula.
Lack of proper language standards is impeding the growth of Dhivehi. Aishath Khashia  at Work of Art discusses the challenges the Dhivehi language is facing and how to develop and spread it.
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URLs in this post:
 Dhivehi: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maldivian_language
 Aishath Khashia: http://hudhuhandhu.com/2014/05/21/dhivehi-a-language-on-its-deathbed/
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