Spoken L1 Language: Domaaki
- AES status:
Campbell, Lyle and Lee, Nala Huiying and Okura, Eve and Simpson, Sean and Ueki, Kaori 2022
- Domaaki (4092-dmk) = Severely Endangered (100 percent certain, based on the evidence available) (Due to their ethnicity, the Domaaki have a lower social status and are generally discriminated by their surrounding society. In order to purse a better opportunity for education or occupation, the Domaaki tend to hide or give up their own group identity.
"[I]t is even officially approved by Dooma community leaders in Hunza, who already in the 1990s actively encouraged young and old to use the local majority tongue while talking to each other." (Weinreich 2010: 52))
(see Weinreich 2010)