A minority language is a language spoken by a minority of the population. There are 196 sovereign states and about 5,000 to 7,000 languages. This makes most languages in every country are a minority language. Some minority languages are also official languages. This happens with Irish in Ireland.
Related pages[change | change source]
- Endangered language
- European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages
- Minority group
- Regional language
References[change | change source]
- ↑ "Ethnologue statistics". Summary by world area | Ethnologue. SIL.