Minority language

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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.[1] This makes most languages in every country are a minority language. Some minority languages are also official languages. This happens with Irish in Ireland.

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  1. "Ethnologue statistics". Summary by world area | Ethnologue. SIL.

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