Romagnol

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A language of Italy

Autonym
Rumagnol
Population

160,000 in Italy (2006 S. Grementieri). Ethnic population: 1,100,000 (2008 I. Miani).

Location

Emilia-Romagna region: Cesena, Imola, Faenza, Forlì, Ravenna, and Rimini.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Language Use

Shifting to Italian [ita]. Some of all ages. Also use Italian [ita].

Language Development

Literature. TV. Videos. Dictionary. Grammar. Bible portions: 1865–2005.

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

Romagnol 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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