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A language of Latvia

Alternate Names
Livonian
Autonym
Livõ kel
Population

No known L1 speakers. Last speaker died in 2013. Ethnic population: 200.

Location

Dundaga and Ventspils municipalities: 12 coastal villages; narrow strip along Baltic coast; Riga city.

Language Status

9 (Dormant).

Dialects

Western Livonian (Kurzeme, Raandalist), Eastern Livonian (Vidzeme).

Language Development
Grammar. NT: 1942. Agency: Mazirbe Livonian Society.
Writing

Latin script [Latn].

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