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  • Professor Peter Maitz aus Bayern versucht eine der seltensten Sprachen der Welt zu retten (SBS)
Around 1900, German nuns helped establish one of the rarest languages on Earth: Unserdeutsch, a fascinating mix of German, English and Tok Pisin. It's the only German-based Creole language in the world, and was spoken in a specific region of German-New Guinea. Today, the descendants of those pioneers still speak Unserdeutsch, and a German linguist from Augsburg visited them in Australia, where they came to after Papua New Guinea became independent and a sovereign nation in the second part of the 20th century.
English
By
Stefan Armbruster, Presented by
Christian Froelicher

15 Mar 2016 - 2:29 PM  UPDATED 15 Mar 2016 - 9:50 PM