mōdgethanc wrote:Which ones? I bet at least a few will; say, North Frisian and Silesian, or Leonese. But I'm even more certain that small indigenous languages of Asia, Africa and South America will.Luke wrote:I don't think these small European languages are going to disappear at this point.
But something like Leonese is perfectly known and easy to reintroduce to a population that speaks the closest possible language. Really at this point the problem is that the right opposes any attempt to make it official.
Europe doesn't have that much of a language diversity and it's relatively well prepared in that regard, even if there are a few ones over there that are being or were very hard to keep.
On the other hand, the damage in other places in the world has been mindblowingly massive. We might discuss the status of Welsh all day long but meanwhile in America, Australia or Africa...