Romanian, Istro

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A language of Croatia

Alternate Names
Istrio-Romanian, Istro-Romanian
Population

300 (Salminen 2007). L2 users: 1,100 (Salminen 2007).

Location

Northeast Istrian Peninsula, Žejane village, villages south.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Dialects

None known. Structurally distinct from Romanian [ron] (Agard 1984). Split from the other 3 Romanian languages between 500 and 1000 A.D. Different from Istriot [ist].

Language Use

No children and few younger speakers (Salminen 2007). 100% also use Croatian [hrv]. 100% also use Serbian [srp].