Central Metafonetica, Eastern Nonmetafonetica, Isole Eolie, Messinese, Pantesco, Southeast Metafonetica, Southern Calabro, Western Sicilian (Central-Western Agrigentino, Palermo, Trapani). Distinct enough from standard Italian [ita] to be considered a separate language. The Pugliese dialect of Italian and Southern Calabrese are reportedly dialects of Sicilian.
Vigorous. Also use Italian [ita].