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Rusyn leid

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русиньский язык,
русиньска бесїда rusyn’skyj jazyk,
rusyn’ska besjida
RegionUkraine, 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]
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Vojvodina [9]
Minority leid:
Leid codes
ISO 639-3rue
Linguasphere53-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]), kent in Ingles as Ruthene (sumtimes Ruthenian) forby, is an East Slavic leid spakken by the Rusyns o Eastren Europe. Sum linguists hink hit is hits ain leid,[11] an hit haes its ain ISO 639-3 code; awtho sum Ukrainian scholarts treat hit as a byleid o Ukrainian.[12]


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  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. Archived frae the original (PDF) on 11 August 2014. Retrieved 22 Mairch 2012.
  3. Republic of Serbia, Republic Statistical Office (24 December 2002). "Final results of the census 2002" (PDF). Archived frae the original (PDF) on 6 Mairch 2009. 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". Archived frae the original on 2 Mairch 2008. Retrieved 16 December 2010.
  5. "Home" (PDF). Central Statistical Office of Poland. Archived (PDF) frae the original 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 7 August 2012.
  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.