Ubykh


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an extinct Caucasian language spoken exclusively in Turkey

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Talking about that momentous landing on Plymouth Rock, Bingham says: "If those Mayflower settlers had chanced to speak Ubykh (a Caucasian language with 81 consonants and three vowels) or Rotokas (a Papua New Guinea language with just six consonants and three vowels), the world would most likely be speaking those fine languages today.
The Bureau of Indications suggests simply translating all the gene names into the Ubykh, an extinct language with only two vowels.
When Turkish farmer Tefvic Esenc died in 1992, so did Ubykh, a language from the Caucasus region that had the highest number of consonants ever recorded.
They examine the death of the Turkish language Ubykh in 1992, Catawba Sioux in 1996, Cupeno in 1987, Manx in 1974 .