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French
[fra] 82,000 in Luxembourg (European Commission 2012). L2 users: 414,000 in Luxembourg (European Commission 2012). 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] 10,200 in Luxembourg (European Commission 2012). L2 users: 353,000 in Luxembourg (European Commission 2012). 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. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Luxembourgish
[ltz] 266,000 in Luxembourg (European Commission 2012). L2 users: 50,000 in Luxembourg. Total users in all countries: 386,710 (as L1: 336,710; as L2: 50,000). Status: 4 (Educational). Statutory language of national identity (1984, Language Law of 24 February, Article 1). Alternate Names: Frankish, Letzburgisch, Lëtzebuergesch, Luxembourgeois, Luxemburgian, Luxemburgish, Moselle Franconian. Dialects: None known. 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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