Venetian

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A language of Italy

Alternate Names
Talian, Venet
Population

3,800,000 in Italy (2002). Population total all countries: 3,852,500.

Location

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.

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Language Status

5 (Developing).

Dialects

Bisiacco, Istrian, Triestino, Venetian Proper. Distinct from standard Italian [ita].

Language Use

Vigorous. Also use Italian [ita]. Used as L2 by Cimbrian [cim].

Language Development
Magazines. Newspapers. Radio programs. TV. Bible portions: 1859.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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