Language of the Day for 09 June 2019

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Albanian, Arvanitika [aat]

A language of
Greece
Population Full
50,000 (Salminen 2007). Ethnic population: 150,000.
Status
8a (Moribund).
Language Use
Youth migrate to Athens and assimilate as Greeks. Some cultural revival since the 1980s. Rapid language shift so regular use is probably confined to a much smaller number of people (Salminen 2007). Older adults only.
Language Development
Dictionary. Grammar. NT: 1827.
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