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Veps: At an educational and economic disadvantage

8 May 2013

You need to pass an English exam to get into the university and people are concerned that speaking Veps (vep) won’t help you land a job.

Like many endangered languages around the world, Veps is at a disadvantage when it comes to attracting speakers. Nevertheless, there is hope as young people find they enjoy the language and a Vepsian theater group has started up.

According to Wikipedia, Veps has 23 grammatical cases.

Read more at “I fear our language will die.”