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Rusyn
русиньский язык,
русиньска бесїда rusyn’skyj jazyk,
rusyn’ska besjida
Region Ukraine, Slovakie, Poland,
Hungary, Romanie, Serbie,
Croatie, Czech Republic
Native speakers

620,000  (2000–2006)[1]
Census population: 70,000.
These are nummers frae naitional
offeecial bureaus for statistics:

  • Slovakie - 33,482[2]
  • Serbie - 15,626[3]
  • Ukraine - 6,725[4]
  • Poland - 10,000[5]
  • Croatie - 2,337[6]
  • Hungary - 1,113[7]
  • Czech Republic - 777[8]
Leid faimlie
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in

 Vojvodina [9]


Minority leid:
 Croatie
 Poland
 Romanie
 Serbie
 Slovakie
Leid codes
ISO 639-3 rue
Linguasphere 53-AAA-ec < 53-AAA-e
(varieties: 53-AAA-eca
tae 53-AAA-ecc)
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Rusyn (Rusyn: русиньска бесїда or русиньскый язык[10]), an aa kent in Inglis as Ruthene (sometimes Ruthenian), is an East Slavic leid variety spoken bi the Rusyns o Eastren Europe. Some linguists treat it as a distinct leid[11] an it haes its ain ISO 639-3 code; some Ukrainian scholars treat it as a dialect o Ukrainian.[12] Each categorisation haes controversial poleetical implications.

References[eedit | eedit soorce]

  1. Rusyn at Ethnologue (17th ed., 2013)
  2. Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. "Population and Housing Census 2011: Table 11. Resident population by nationality - 2011, 2001, 1991" (PDF). Statistical Office of the Slovak Republic. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2012. 
  3. Republic of Serbia, Republic Statistical Office (24 December 2002). "Final results of the census 2002" (PDF). Retrieved 16 December 2010. 
  4. State Statistics Committee of Ukraine. "About number and composition population of UKRAINE by data All-Ukrainian population census 2001 data". Retrieved 16 December 2010. 
  5. "Home" (PDF). Central Statistical Office of Poland. Archived frae the oreeginal (PDF) on 16 Januar 2013. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2012. 
  6. "Republic of Croatia - Central Bureau of Statistics". Crostat. Retrieved 5 September 2010. 
  7. "1.28 Population by mother tongue, nationality and sex, 1900–2001". Hungarian Central Statistical Office. 2001. Retrieved 28 Februar 2012. 
  8. "Obyvatelstvo podle věku, mateřského jazyka a pohlaví". Retrieved 2 November 2012. 
  9. "The Statue of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina". Skupstinavojvodine.gov.rs. Retrieved 2012-08-07. 
  10. Alternative names are used in different Ruthenian areas, like руска бешеда, rusinščina or even język łemkowski (in southeastern Poland etc. None of them are more academic than another, due to non-recognition of the language.
  11. Bernard Comrie, "Slavic Languages," International Encyclopedia of Linguistics (1992, Oxford, Vol 3, pp. 452-456.
    Ethnologue, 16th edition
  12. George Y. Shevelov, "Ukrainian," The Slavonic Languages (1993, Routledge, pp. 947-998.