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Mar 2019

Endangered languages

‘We spoke English to set ourselves apart’: how I rediscovered my mother tongue (The Guardian, By Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani)

Photograph: David Lyons/Alamy While I was growing up in Nigeria, my parents deliberately never spoke their native Igbo language to us. But later it became an essential part of me.hen I was a child, my great-grandmother, whom we called Daa, came to live with my family in Umuahia in south-eastern Nigeria. My father had spent most of his infancy in her care, mostly during a period when his mother...

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