A language of Italy

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

No known L1 speakers. Ethnic population: 3,000,000.


Emilia-Romagna region: main town: Reggio Emilia; other towns: Parma, Bologna, Ferrara, Piacenza, Modena.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Language Use

Shifting to Italian [ita]. Also use Italian [ita].

Language Development
Poetry. New media. Dictionary. Grammar.

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Emilian is less and less publicly used. Used in public bars among people who know each other, to tell daily events and jokes. Used also among people who do not know each other to win somebody over. Christian.

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