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    Default Re: What happened to those missing languages in this planet?

    Quote Originally Posted by atlaisha View Post
    I understand the difference.At least i'm doing my best to do so.

    We have a famous parable in Persian that says:Languages are like seas,they can dissolve new words entering them with no damage.But even every sea has its own limits for dissolving the impurities,I feel like Persian is reaching its limits.
    I wouldn't worry. There are more than sixty-five million speakers of that particular language. It is in no danger of extinction.

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    Default Re: What happened to those missing languages in this planet?

    72 million people inside Iran and at least 30 million outside Iran speak Persian.

    And I never said extinction.I mean upheaval (I hope this word has the right meaning here)

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    Default Re: What happened to those missing languages on this planet?

    Languages change. All languages. Not much can be done about it.

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    Default Re: What happened to those missing languages on this planet?

    Yeah,but i don't seem to be able to accept it easily.
    I wish i could keep up with other language so that i'd know whether they are changing the way Persian does and I'd know if these changes are natural.

    The whole idea is too confusing.I don't really know~!!!!!!

    There are only two possibilities anyway:
    1-I worry too much
    2-I worry just the right amount

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