Which languages have officially only ONE word left in use (in the language of origin or in another language), and what is the word that is still used?
#55599. Asked by Flynn_17. (Mar 02 05 6:06 AM)
Ancient Egyptian is the only language I know of which only two words are still left in use. In Hebrew the words are pronounced "tz'fardea'" and "s'napir" (for frog and fin respectively).|
Some Native American words are still commonly used today, as there were many tribal languages, one word may survive for one such language:|
Here are some examples:
pow wow (Narraganset)
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