Rusyn

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A language of Ukraine

Alternate Names
Carpathian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Ruthenian
Population

560,000 in Ukraine (2000). Population total all countries: 623,500.

Location

Transcarpathian Oblast. May be in Romania.

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Language Status

6a (Vigorous).

Dialects

Rusyn is called a dialect of Ukrainian [ukr], but speakers reportedly consider themselves distinct from Ukrainians.

Language Use

Standard Ukrainian [ukr] used for literature, signs.

Language Development
Radio programs. TV. Dictionary.
Writing

Cyrillic script [Cyrl]. Latin script [Latn], used in Slovakia.

Other Comments

Christian.

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