Language of the Day for 28 September 2013

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Livvi-Karelian [olo]

A language of
Finland
Population
5,170 in Finland (2000). Ethnic population: 140,000.
Status
6a (Vigorous).
Language Use
Even fluent speakers use mostly Finnish [fin] (Salminen 2007). Elderly only. Completely competent in Finnish [fin] (1988 T. Salminen).
Language Development
Literacy rate in L1: 75%–100%. Literacy rate in L2: 75%–100%.