Language of the Day for 08 June 2019

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Limburgish [lim]

A language of
Netherlands
Population Full
700,000 in Netherlands (2001). Total users in all countries: 1,300,000.
Status
2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in Limburg Province (1996, Ratification Act, ECRML, No. 136), effective 1997.
Language Use
Spoken by 50%–90% of the population in Limburg Province. All domains, songs. Used by all. Also use Dutch [nld], Standard German [deu].
Language Development
Literacy rate in L2: 99%–100%. Dictionary. Bible portions: 2001.
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