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French
[fra] 13,100 in Luxembourg (Johnstone 1993). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (1984, Language Law of 24 February, Article 2). Classification: Indo-European, Italic, Romance, Italo-Western, Western, Gallo-Iberian, Gallo-Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Oïl, French

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German, Standard
[deu] 10,900 in Luxembourg (Johnstone and Mandryk 2001). Status: 1 (National). Statutory national working language (1984, Language Law of 24 February, Articles 2, 4). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German

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Luxembourgeois
[ltz] Also in Belgium, France, Germany, United States. 250,000 in Luxembourg (1998). Population total all countries: 320,710. Status: 4 (Educational). Statutory language of national identity (1984, Language Law of 24 February, Article 1). Alternate Names: Frankish, Letzburgisch, Lëtzebuergesch, Luxembourgish, Luxemburgian, Luxemburgish, Moselle Franconian Dialects: As distinct from Standard German [deu] as is Dutch [nld] (Stephens 1976); not inherently intelligible with it. A Moselle variety of Frankish-German origin, related to varieties of Mitteldeutsch of Belgium. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, West Middle German, Moselle Franconian Comments: Christian.

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