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Beyond Extinction: Preservation And Maintenance Of Endangered Indigenous Languages In The Philippines

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LJ Lantaya, Rene Bonifacio, Glenn Jabagat, Luigi John Ilongo, Eila Caryl Gwyn Lucday, Rafemay Maluenda



endangerment, indigenous, languages, diversity, preservation, maintenance, analyzation, perspectives



As the world advances to its course, some languages become indigenous and endangered at the same time due to the domination of significant languages; this implies understanding, preservation, and maintenance if we are looking forward to a healthy diversity of languages and coexistence. This study aims at analyzing how to conserve and sustain imperiled and indigenous dialects in the Philippines with limitations of the previous studies, identification of barriers, formulation of new perspectives, and possible solutions. The researchers used both quantitative and qualitative methods to analyze language preservation and maintenance in the Philippines. With that, the researchers employed secondary data from previous studies. The researchers have reflected those data to their current research to be analyzed along with the gathered data. These paved the way to analyzing the limitations of previous studies and barriers to the present analysis. The researchers utilized this concept to formulate an ideal perspective and possible solutions for the present study. This research concludes that endangerment among indigenous languages is imminent if not because of language preservation and maintenance, vital in achieving diversification and cultural awareness of different communities in the Philippines.



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