This list of expressions grew over the years following Projects around International Mother Language Day. First it was built as a project under Vox Humanitatis for a dictionary project and used to create lessons for Parley (KDE-Education). Now some of us dediced to integrate data here. The project is now taken up again under a different organisation - Local Culture.
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