Dialectical

Sign languages matter

National and endangered sign languages of Southasia.

| Nov 08, 2021

Shaking the melting pot

The role of contact languages in multilingual milieux.

| Aug 24, 2021

It takes a village to save a language

Pidgins, creoles and mixed languages of Southasia.

| Jul 13, 2021

Under the sun

Summer words and phrases in Southasian languages.

| May 18, 2021

Translating a pandemic

The impact of COVID-19 terminology on Southasian languages.

| Apr 07, 2021

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