Romanian, Megleno

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A language of Greece

Alternate Names
Meglenite, Meglenitic
Population

3,000 in Greece (2002). Total users in all countries: 9,050.

Location

Central Macedonia region: Kilkis and Pella regional units, Meglen area, north of Salonika.

Language Status

6b (Threatened).

Dialects

None known. Structurally a distinct language from Romanian [ron], Aromanian [rup], and Istro Romanian [ruo] (Agard 1984).

Language Use

Some young people, all adults, with few if any child speakers (Salminen 2007).

Writing

Latin script [Latn].

Other Comments

The 4 Romanian languages split between 500 and 1000 A.D.

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