Yonaguni

[aka Ryukyuan, Southern Ryukyuan, Saskisima]

Classification: Japonic

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severely endangered

Delving in deep to discover the language of Yamatai, an ancient city whose whereabouts, culture, and language is lacking in resources. The author goes through several languages, including mentioning a bit of Yonaguni such as differing vocabulary and word sounds.

Rebecca Snyder

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