Cappadocian Greek

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A language of Greece

Population

2,800 (2015 M. Janse).

Location

Thessaly administrative unit: Mandra village; Macedonia and Thrace administrative unit: Xirohori and Neo Agioneri villages.

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Language Status

8b (Nearly extinct).

Dialects

Sille, Western Cappadocian, Pharasa, Misiotika (Misti, Mistiot). Reportedly similar to Pontic [pnt]. Even more distinct from standard Greek [ell] than Pontic. Misiotika is the only Cappadocian dialect still spoken to any extent.

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Writing

Greek script [Grek], used primarily at a scholarly level.

Other Comments

Different from the ancient Anatolian language spoken in Cappadocia. Christian.

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