Dens leid

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Dens
dansk
Codex Holmiensis CE 1350.jpg
The first page o the Jutlandic Law oreeginally frae 1241 in Codex Holmiensis, copied in 1350.
The first sentence is: "Mæth logh skal land byggas"
Modren orthografie: "Med lov skal land bygges"
Scots translation: "Wi law shall a kintra be biggit"
Pronunciation[ˈtænˀsk][1]
Native tae
EthnicityDanes
Native speakers
5.5 million (2012)[2]
Early forms
Dialects
Laitin script:
Dano-Norse alphabet
Dens orthography
Dens Braille
Danish Sign Language
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Recognised minority
leid in
Regulatit bi
Dansk Sprognævn
(Dens Leid Committee)
Leid codes
ISO 639-1da
ISO 639-2dan
ISO 639-3Either:
dan – Insular Dens
jut – Jutlandic
Glottologdani1285  Dens[4]
juti1236  Jutish[5]
Linguasphere5 2-AAA-bf & -ca to -cj
Idioma danés.PNG
The Dens-speakin warld:
  regions whaur Dens is the leid o the majority
  regions whaur Dens is the leid o a significant minority
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Dens (dansk) is a Germanic leid an pairt o the North Germanic brainch. It is spoken bi aboot 6 million fowk, maistly in Denmark; the leid is uised bi 50,000 fowk in the northren pairts o Schleswig-Holstein in Germany whaur it haes the status as a minority leid. Dens haes offeecial status an is a subject fowk in schuil need tae lairn in the Dens pairts o Greenland an the Faroe Islands forby. In Iceland an Faroe Islands, Dens is, alang wi Inglis, a fremmit leid taucht in the schuils as a subject fowk hiv tae lairn. In North an Sooth Americae thare is Dens leid communities in Argentina, the U.S. an Canadae. Due tae immigration an leid substitution in Greenland, atween 15-20% o the fowk speak Dens as thair mither tongue.

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  1. "dansk — Den Danske Ordbog". ordnet.dk.
  2. Insular Dens at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
    Jutlandic at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  3. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dens leid". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  4. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Dens". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.
  5. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Jutish". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.

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