What languages have been extinct?
|4 January 2019||Tehuelche||Chonan|
|9 December 2016||Mandan||Siouan|
|30 August 2016||Wichita||Caddoan|
|29 July 2016||Gugu Thaypan||Pama-Nyungan|
What is the rarest dead language? Njerep is the rarest language that has been declared extinct by experts. It is native to Cameroon and does not have more than five speakers today.
What is the oldest extinct language? The archaeological proof we have today allows us to state that the oldest dead language in the world is the Sumerian language. Dating back to at least 3500 BC, the oldest proof of written Sumerian was found in today’s Iraq, on an artifact known as the Kish Tablet.
What are 2 extinct languages?
- Latin language. Latin is by far the most well-known dead language.
- Biblical Hebrew.
- Sanskrit Language.