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Selected data collections of the world's language diversity at the Language Archive

Registration year: 2015
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The nominated heritage offers and preserves a unique sample of the world’s linguistic and cultural diversity. It represents a landmark for language documentation in terms of quality of content and archiving infrastructure. The nominated holding at the Language Archive (TLA) consists of 64 digital collections with audio-visual and textual resources documenting 102 languages and cultures around the world, recorded and annotated for providing high-quality representative samples of the respective languages in their natural context, digitally prepared and archived between 2000 and 2014.

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