Mirandese leid

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Native tae Portugal
Region Northeast (Miranda do Douro, Sendim, Vimioso an Mogadouro)
Native speakers
15,000 (2000)[1]
(10,000 uise it regularly, 5,000 when they return tae the aurie. 2,000 Sendinese in Sendim Vila.)[2]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
Co-offeecial recogneetion. Special protection status in Miranda do Douro, Portugal. Statutory leid o provincial identity in 4 municipalities, northeast Portugal (1999, Law No. 7-99 o 29 Januar).[3]
Regulatit bi Anstituto de la Lhéngua Mirandesa
Leid codes
ISO 639-2 mwl
ISO 639-3 mwl
Glottolog mira1251[4]
Linguasphere 51-AAA-cb
Locator map of Miranda do Douro.svg
Locator map o the Miranda do Douro municipality, which herbours the vast majority o Mirandese speakers.
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Street sign, at Genísio veelage, wi the street name in Mirandese an in Portuguese

The Mirandese leid (autonym: mirandés or lhéngua mirandesa; Portuguese: mirandês or língua mirandesa) is an Astur-Leonese leid that is spairsely spoken in a smaw aurie o northeastren Portugal in the municipalities o Miranda do Douro, Mogadouro an Vimioso. The Assembly o the Republic grantit it offeecial recogneetion alangside Portuguese for local matters on 17 September 1998 wi the law 7/99 o 29 Januar 1999.

Mirandese haes a distinct phonologie, morphologie an syntax. It haes its ruits in the local Vulgar Laitin speuken in the northern Iberie Peninsula.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Mirandese at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. "Mirandese". Ethnologue.com. 1999-02-19. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  3. "Mirandese". Ethnologue. 1999-02-19. Retrieved 2015-04-10. 
  4. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Mirandese". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.