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Lets learn kumaoni – in hindi, english and hinglish !!
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Lets learn kumaoni – in hindi, english and hinglish !!

Kumaoni is a language spoken by over 2 million people of the of the state of  Uttarakhand in northern India. UNESCO's Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger designates it as a language in the unsafe category, meaning it requires consistent conservation efforts. And therefore we have decided to promote it through our website as well. Hope this small step goes a long way in preserving our culture, our heritage. Let's start by learning simple, most commonly used sentences: ENGLISH HINDI KUMAONI Hi नमस्ते नमस्ते How are you ? आप कैसे हैं ? आपु कस छा ? I am fine मैं अच्छा हूँ मैं भल छू I am Dheeraj मैं धीरज हूँ मैं धीरज छू What is your name ? तुम्हारा नाम क्या है ? तुमर नां के छू ? Where do you live आप कहाँ रहते हो आपु कां रूं छा W...
Kumaoni language – now officially an endangered one !!!
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Kumaoni language – now officially an endangered one !!!

kumaoni language in UNESCO’s Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger Are we witnessing the last generation of Kumaoni language speaking people ? Guess so, because according to UNESCO’s Atlas of the World's Languages in Danger, Kumaoni is now officially in the unsafe category. Are we really going to let go of the language that has given us our identity? What has brought us to this? These are the questions that keep crossing my mind time and again. Do we have a solution to that? Let's try and figure out. WHERE IT ALL STARTED? I am among those bunch of people who are really in love with their culture (even though they do not know much about it). I have had my childhood indulged in travelling as my dad was in the army. We never got much time to visit our hometown or experience its distinct...