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"Paionian—which was spoken in Illyria (or possibly Thrace) some 2,2000 years ago—is one of many languages that have survived only as fragments." (Illustration by Eric Palma)

Fluent in 60 Seconds

Learning a new language is a breeze—as long as it's Paionian

Kevin Hodges, an American writer and linguist, left corporate life for a village in Nepal.

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