It is a language in which nobody speaks anymore or only a minority speaks. It is sad to me that languages ​​disappear like this. For some reason, it is sad to me that a language that people spoke, told, and understood in a while is no longer spoken.

The exact time a language died is at least as ambiguous as when it was born. Although it is generally accepted that the language is completely dead with the death of the last person who can speak a language (there may be people left who cannot speak but understand what is said if spoken), language is a tool used for communication and language becomes dysfunctional if two people cannot communicate with each other in that language; therefore, when one of the last two people who can speak a language dies, it may mean that the language is dead. some linguists consider dead languages ​​that are not spoken by the formations that can create a society with a certain number of individuals. Some languages ​​continue to live in a sense, even after death, if they have left written texts behind them. In this case, one of the two luckiest languages ​​is Latin, it continues to be taught and partially used as a language of science. the other language is Hebrew, which was almost reborn from its ashes in the 20th century. Before the 20th century, from being a language used only in divine texts, it quickly transformed into a lively language spoken by a society, whose vocabulary developed with the society. On the other hand, the situation of some languages ​​that were lost without leaving a written document is worse than languages ​​such as Sumerian and Hitit, which died thousands of years before them - but written down, and they have disappeared irrevocably from the history of humanity.

Languages ​​that are no longer spoken are called dead languages ​​as they are assimilated into societies that speak other languages ​​over time or as these languages ​​evolve into other languages ​​over time. Especially the languages ​​spoken by the states and tribes established in ancient times no longer exist. There are still translators who translate these languages, but they are quite mysterious.


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