Emilian

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A language of Italy

Alternate Names
Bolognese, Ferrarese, Modenese, Parmigiano, Piacentino, Reggiano
Autonym
Emigliân
Population

440,000 (2006 S. Grementieri). Ethnic population: 3,000,000 (2008 I. Miani).

Location

Emilia-Romagna region: Reggio Emilia, main town; also in Bologna, Ferrara, Parma, Piacenza, Modena; Piedmont region: Curone valley.

Language Status

7 (Shifting).

Language Use

Shifting to Italian [ita]. Adults only. All also use Italian [ita].

Language Development

Literature. Dictionary. Grammar.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Emilian is less and less publicly used. Christian.

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