Linguist races to document Cambodia’s dying S’aoch language

End nears for minority group whose local history stretches back centuries

Jean-Michel Filippi is racing against the clock: Only 10 speakers remain of an ancient language the French linguistic expert is recording before it surely dies, taking with it much of the culture of its people.

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