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  • proper n. an unwritten Tibeto-Burman language spoken in the East Kameng district

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Examples

  • I mean, Koro is certainly depicted as wrong in his prejudices, but I do worry that it's this * one** exceptional* girl who gets to break with tradition.

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  • Even the speakers of the tongue, called Koro, did not realize they had a distinct language, linguist K.

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  • The language, called Koro, belongs to the same family of languages as Tibetan and Burmese, linguists Gregory Anderson of Oregon's Living Tongues Institute, David Harrison of Swarthmore

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  • The endangerment of languages such as Koro threatens more than a loss to history, anthropology and human cognitive studies, Harrison said.

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  • The language — called Koro — was identified during a 2008 expedition conducted as part of National Geographic's Enduring Voices project.

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  • As a matter of formal classification, Koro belongs to the Tibeto-Burman language family, a group of some 400 languages that includes Tibetan and Burmese, the linguists said.

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  • Prized for its rarity as an unstudied linguistic artifact, the Koro language also offers researchers a catalogue of unique cultural experience, encoded in its mental grammar of words and sentence structure that helps shape thought itself.

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  • "If the process continues, Koro will almost certainly become extinct."

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  • Since the villagers have no access to the Internet, however, the dictionary and other digital records of Koro may only be of academic interest.

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  • Indeed, the local Koro speakers themselves didn't consider theirs a separate language, even though it is as distinct from those spoken by other villagers as English is from Russian, the researchers said.

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