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Venetian

A language of Italy

ISO 639-3vec

Population  2,180,000 in Italy (2000). Population total all countries: 6,230,000.
Region  North, Venice, Tre Venezie area; Venezia Eugànea west to Verona, south to the Po, east to the border of the Fruili; Trentino-Alto Adige (Suedtirol); Venezia Giulia, east of the Friuli including Trieste. Bisiacco is in Gorizia Province. Also in Brazil, Croatia, Slovenia.
Alternate names   Talian, Venet
Dialects  Istrian, Triestino, Venetian Proper, Bisiacco. Distinct from Standard Italian.
Classification  Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Italian
Language use  Vigorous. Also use Italian.
Language development  Magazines. Newspapers. Radio programs. TV. Bible portions: 1859.
Writing system  Latin script.

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Brazil

Language name   Talian
Population  4,000,000 in Brazil (2006 Palmerini and Silva).
Region  Rio Grande do Sul; Santa Catarina.
Language map  Brazil, reference number 175
Alternate names  Taliano, Venetian, Veneto, Vèneto
Language use  Vigorous.
 

Croatia

Language name   Venetian
Population  50,000 in Croatia (1994 T. Salminen).
Region  Istrian Peninsula and Dalmatia.
Dialects  Istrian, Tretine, Venetian Proper.
Language use  Vigorous.
 
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