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Belarusian
[bel] Vilniaus county: primarily Vilnius city; possibly scattered in Alytaus, Panevezio, and Utenos counties. Population: 7,110 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Belarusan. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East.

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English
[eng] Population: 1,100,290 in Lithuania, all users. L1 users: 290 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). L2 users: 1,100,000 (European Commission 2012). Status: 4 (Educational). Alternate Names: Anglų. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, English.

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Karaim
[kdr] Vilniaus county: Trakai district municipality; scattered in a few other places. Population: 75 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). Ethnic population: 270. Total users in all countries: 84. Status: 8a (Moribund). Alternate Names: Turkic Karaite. Dialects: Trakay (Trakai). Reportedly similar to Karachay [krc] and Kumyk [kum]. Classification: Turkic, Western, Ponto-Caspian.

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Lithuanian
[lit] Widespread. Population: 2,670,000 in Lithuania (European Commission 2012). Total users in all countries: 3,000,600. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1992, Constitution, Article 14). Alternate Names: Lietuviu, Litauische, Litewski, Litovskiy. Autonym: Lietuviškai, Lietuvių kalba. Dialects: Aukshtaičių (Aukshtaičiai, Aukstaitiškai, Highland Lithuanian), Dzukų (Dzukiškai), Suvalkiečių (Suvalkietiškai). Aukstaičiai easily understand Suvalkiečių, Dzukų with some difficulty, and vice versa. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Baltic, Eastern.

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Lithuanian Sign Language
[lls] Scattered. Population: 8,000 (2014 EUD). 14,500 (2014 IMB). Status: 5 (Developing). Recognized language (2011, Law on Education, No. XI-1281, Article 30(6), as amended). Alternate Names: LGK, Lietuvių gestų kalba, LtSL. Dialects: Some lexical variation, with attempts at standardization (Kupcinskas 1999). Influence from Russian Sign Language [rsl] from 1945 until 1990. Some degree of mutual intelligibility with sign languages in other former Soviet countries, with ongoing tendency to diverge from Russian Sign Language [rsl] (2016 S. Parkhurst). Classification: Sign language.

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Polish
[pol] Alytaus, Kauno, Marijampoles, and Vilniaus counties. Population: 615,000 in Lithuania, all users. L1 users: 161,000 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). L2 users: 454,000 (European Commission 2006). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Lenku. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, West, Lechitic.

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Romani, Baltic
[rml] Siauliu, Utenos, and Vilniaus counties. Population: 1,350 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). Status: 5* (Developing). Alternate Names: Balt Romani, Balt Slavic Romani, Baltic Slavic Romani. Dialects: Lithuanian Romani, Polish Romani (Polska Roma). Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Romani, Northern.

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Russian
[rus] Kauno county: Jonava municipality; Klaipedos county: Klaipeda City municipality; Utenos county: Ingalina, Visaginas, and Zarasai municipalities; Vilniaus county: Elektrenai, Švenčionys, Trakai, Vilnius, and Vilnius City municipalities. Population: 2,538,000 in Lithuania, all users. L1 users: 218,000 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). L2 users: 2,320,000 (European Commission 2012). Status: 3 (Wider communication). Alternate Names: Rusijos. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East.

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Samogitian
[sgs] Taurages, Telsiu and Klaipedos counties. Population: 500,000 (2009 A. Udovice). Status: 5* (Developing). Alternate Names: Lowland Lithuanian, Zhemaitish, Žemaičiai, Žemaičių, Žemaitiškai, Žemaitis. Autonym: Žemaitiu. Dialects: None known. Closely related to Lithuanian [lit]. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Baltic, Eastern.

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Ukrainian
[ukr] Klaipedos county: Klaipeda City municipality; Utenos county: Visaginas municipality; Vilniaus county: Elektrenai, Šalčininkai, Švenčionys, and Vilnius City municipalities. Population: 5,340 in Lithuania (2014 UNSD). Status: 5* (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East.

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Yiddish, Eastern
[ydd] Kauno, Klaipedos, Siauliu, and Vilniaus counties. Population: A few hundred speakers. Status: 8a (Moribund). Dialects: Northeastern Yiddish (Lithuanian Yiddish, Litvish). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, Yiddish.

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