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Basque, Souletin

A language of France

ISO 639-3: bsz

Population 8,700 (1991).
Region French-Spanish border, 800 square miles surrounding Bayonne, Soule, Pyrénées Atlantiques Province.
Alternate names   Souletin, Souletino, Suletino, Xiberoera, Zuberoera, Suberoan
Dialects Souletin is more diverse and speakers have difficulty understanding other varieties, especially for complex and abstract discourse. Separate literature desired and needed.
Classification Basque
Language use Basque has the status of a regional language in France.
Language development Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1856–1888.
Comments Christian.