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WATCH: Is The Icelandic Language Undergoing Digital Extinction?

Most digital devices only work in a handful of languages, for Icelandic to remain relevant online — Big tech needs to be on board and Iceland needs a vocabulary that evolves with modern times. To do this the Icelandic language board of linguists are creating new words from old Icelandic Viking roots.

The Icelandic government efforts could hold lessons for the 3,500 languages set to disappear over the next few generations.