Lombard leid

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Lombard/Lumbaart (WL), Lombard (EL)
Native tae Italy, Swisserland
Region Italy:[1][2][3]
Canton Ticino
Native speakers
2.3 millions (2007)[4]
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 lmo
Linguasphere 51-AAA-oc & 51-AAA-od
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Lombard is a member o the Cisalpine or Gallo-Italic group within the Romance leids. It is spoken natively in Northren Italy (maist o Lombardy an some auries o neighbourin regions, notably the eastren side o Piedmont) an Soothren Swisserland (Ticino an Graubünden).

The twa main varieties (Wastren Lombard leid an Eastren Lombard leid) shaw differences an are eften, but nae always, mutually comprehensible[citation needit].

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Minahan, James (2000). One Europe, many nations: a historical dictionary of European national groups. Westport. 
  2. 2.0 2.1 Moseley, Christopher (2007). Encyclopedia of the world's endangered languages. New York. 
  3. 3.0 3.1 Coluzzi, Paolo (2007). Minority language planning and micronationalism in Italy. Berne. 
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