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  • Slovene | Ethnologue
    Austria Language name Slovene Population 18 000 in Austria 2001 census Location Carinthia and Styria states Alternate Names Slovenian Windisch pej Status 5 Dispersed Statutory language of provincial identity in South Carinthia 1955 Treaty of Vienna Language Use Some speak standard Slovene well some use it only in church Also use Standard German deu Writing Braille script Brai Latin script Latn primary usage Other Comments Most do not consider themselves Slovenians but Carinthians belonging to the German culture Separated by the Karawanken Mountains from the larger group of Slovenes in Slovenia Formerly called Windisch pejoratively an archaic form of Slovene heavily influenced by German Some use dialects but others losing dialect knowledge Many hear standard Slovene in church View other languages of Austria Croatia Language name Slovene Population 22 800 in Croatia Location Rijeka Zagreb Istra Alternate Names Slovenian Status 5 Dispersed Writing Braille script Brai Latin script Latn primary usage View other languages of Croatia Hungary Language name Slovene Population 1 720 in Hungary 2011 census Ethnic population 2 390 2011 census Location Zala county near Slovenia border Alternate Names Slovenian Dialects Prekmurski Status 4 Educational Recognized language 1993 Minorities Act No LXXVII Language Development Taught in primary and secondary schools Writing Braille script Brai Latin script Latn primary usage View other languages of Hungary Italy Language name Slovene Population 100 000 in Italy Vincent 1987 Location Friuli Venezia Giulia region language area running north and south along Slovenia border Udine Gorizia and Trieste provinces Alternate Names Slovenian Dialects Cividale Primorski Resia Status 2 Provincial Statutory provincial language in Trieste and Gorizia provinces 1999 Historical Minorities Protection Act No 482 Language Use Also use Friulian fur Language Development Slovene schools Writing Braille script Brai Latin script Latn primary usage View other languages of Italy Place in Language Cloud Click

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  • Uyghur | Ethnologue
    cases shown by suffixes verb suffixes mark subject person number 2nd person marks plural and 3 levels of respect passive reflexive reciprocal and causative comparatives CV CVC CVCC syllables nontonal Language Use Vigorous except in Urumqi All domains All ages Positive attitudes Young people intellectuals and city dwellers also use Chinese cmn Also use English eng Russian rus Used as L2 by Ainu aib Ili Turki ili Kyrgyz kir Northern Uzbek uzn Peripheral Mongolian mvf Russian rus Salar slr Sarikoli srh Tatar tat Xibe sjo Language Development Literacy rate in L2 91 in any language 2000 census Uyghur nationality Literacy based on Central Uyghur as spoken in the area between Yili Ili and Urumqi and includes literates in Uyghur or Chinese or both Newspapers Radio programs TV Grammar Bible 1950 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Uyghur Writing Arabic script Arab official and primary usage in China also used in Afghanistan Cyrillic script Cyrl used in Kazakhstan past usage in China Latin script Latn used in China and Turkey Other Comments Those in the north are more influenced by modern Chinese culture Muslim Sunni Uyghur Also spoken in Expand All Collapse All Kazakhstan Language name Uyghur Population 225 000 in Kazakhstan 2009 census Alternate Names Novouygur Uighur Uiguir Uygur Dialects Kashgar Yarkand Status 5 Developing Recognized language 1997 Language Law No 151 1 11 July Articles 4 6 7 Language Use 86 speak it as L1 Language Development Found in minority schools Writing Arabic script Arab official and primary usage in China also used in Afghanistan Cyrillic script Cyrl used in Kazakhstan past usage in China Latin script Latn used in China and Turkey Other Comments Muslim Sunni View other languages of Kazakhstan Mongolia Language name Uyghur Population 1 000 in Mongolia 1982 Location Southwest Govi Altay Province Alternate

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  • Corsican | Ethnologue
    Corsican Dialects Northern Corsican Bastia Cape Cors Sartenais Venaco Vico Ajaccio Lexical similarity 79 89 with Bastia Venaco Vico and Sartene dialects Bonifacio on the southern tip of the island has 78 lexical similarity highest with Bastia at extreme north Ajaccio dialect is central and prestigious Language Use All ages Also use French fra Language Development Bible portions 1861 1994 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Corsican Writing Latin script Latn Corsican Also spoken in Expand All Collapse All Italy Language name Corsican Population 1 000 in Italy 1990 Location Sardinia region Maddalena islands Sardinia northeast coast Alternate Names Corse Corsi Corso Corsu Status 5 Developing Writing Latin script Latn View other languages of Italy Place in Language Cloud Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of France An Ethnologue Country Report 31 pp 9 95 Add to cart Language Map of Andorra and France An Ethnologue Language Map 24 95 Add to cart Browse all products Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography

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  • Lü | Ethnologue
    primary and secondary schools Magazines Newspapers Radio programs TV Dictionary Grammar NT 1933 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Lü Writing New Tai Lue script Talu used in Yunnan Province China Tai Tham Lanna script Lana still used by some particularly in Buddhist monasteries in Yunnan Province China Other Comments Traditional Lü script is used in monastaries and reformed version used in some government functions Traditional religion Buddhist Lü Also spoken in Expand All Collapse All Laos Language name Lü Population 123 000 in Laos 2005 census Location North Phongsali Luang Namtha Bokeo Oudomxai Xiagnabouli and Louangphabang provinces Alternate Names Lu Lue Pai I Shui Pai I Status 6b Threatened Writing New Tai Lue script Talu used in Yunnan Province China Tai Tham Lanna script Lana still used by some particularly in Buddhist monasteries in Yunnan Province China Other Comments Traditional religion Buddhist View other languages of Laos Myanmar Language name Lü Population 60 000 in Myanmar 2013 Location East Shan State Muang Yong township Alternate Names Lue Pai I Shu Ai I Tai Lu Dialects Muang Yong Status 5 Developing Language Use Vigorous All domains All ages Positive attitudes Used as L2 by Ruching Palaung pce Tai Loi tlq Writing New Tai Lue script Talu used in Yunnan Province China Tai Tham Lanna script Lana still used by some particularly in Buddhist monasteries in Yunnan Province China Other Comments Buddhist View other languages of Myanmar Thailand Language name Lü Population 83 000 in Thailand Johnstone and Mandryk 2001 Location Phayao and Nan provinces scattered in north Alternate Names Lu Lue Pai I Pai Yi Shui Pai I Tai Lu Tai Lue Thai Lu Dialects Yong Status 5 Developing Language Use All domains All ages Positive attitudes Also use Northern Thai nod Thai tha Language Development Literacy rate in

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  • Maithili | Ethnologue
    There is a Maithili Academy Linguistics and literature taught at Patna University and at L N Mithila University in Darbhanga Home community Mixed attitudes Influenced by caste ranging from superiority to resentment Non Brahmin speech viewed as inferior Hindi hin considered superior Nepali npi generally accepted Also use Bengali ben Bhojpuri bho English eng Hindi hin Nepali npi Language Development Literacy rate in L1 25 50 Literacy rate in L2 25 50 If they can read Nepali or Hindi they can read Maithili The educated read Hindi Nepali or English books for pleasure Some literacy work in India Poetry Magazines Newspapers Radio programs Films TV Videos Dictionary Grammar NT 2010 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Maithili Writing Devanagari script Deva primary usage Kaithi script Kthi used until the turn of the 20th century Newar Prachalit Nepal script Qabc no longer in use historic usage Tirhuta script Tirh used until the turn of the 20th century Other Comments Hindu Maithili Also spoken in Expand All Collapse All Nepal Language name Maithili Population 3 890 000 in Nepal 2011 census increasing 793 000 Bajjika 3 090 000 Maithili 2011 census Location Narayani Zone Rautahat district Janakpur Zone Sarlahi Mahottari and Dhanusa districts Sagarmatha Zone Siraha and Saptari districts Kosi Zone Sunsari and Morang districts Alternate Names Apabhramsa Bihari Dehati Maitili Maitli Methli Tirahutia Tirhuti Tirhutia Dialects Bajjika Bantar Barei Barmeli Dehati Kawar Kyabrat Makrana Musar Tati Thenthi Status 5 Developing Language Use Spoken by a wide variety of castes Long literary tradition A Maithili Academy in Patna Bihar Maithili taught at L N Mithila University in Darbhanga Patna University and Janakpur campus of Tribhuvan University Home friends All ages Also use Bengali ben Bhojpuri bho English eng Hindi hin Nepali npi Used as L2 by Angika anp Bhojpuri bho Eastern

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  • Rotokas | Ethnologue
    13 Language Status 5 Developing Statutory language of provincial identity in Bougainville Autonomous Region 2007 Education Plan Section 1 1 3 not yet implemented 2012 Classification North Bougainville Rotokas Dialects Aita Atsilima Pipipaia Typology SOV Language Development Literacy rate in L1 50 75 Literacy rate in L2 50 75 Dictionary Grammar NT 1982 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Rotokas Writing Latin script Latn Rotokas Place in Language Cloud Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Papua New Guinea An Ethnologue Country Report 337 pp 24 95 Add to cart Languages of Papua New Guinea Map 13 An Ethnologue Language Map 24 95 Add to cart Browse all products Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the same Browse by Countries Language Names Language Codes Language Families Map Titles Products Current Edition About Ethnologue Abbreviations Bibliography Credits Downloads FAQ Other Products Ethnoblog Language of the Day Print Edition 17th Edition 16th Edition 15th Edition 14th Edition 13th Edition Related Sites SIL org ScriptSource ISO 639 3 Contact SIL International Publications 7500 West Camp Wisdom Road Dallas TX 75236 5629 USA publications intl sil

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  • Walloon | Ethnologue
    and 12th centuries from remnants of Latin brought to the region by Roman soldiers merchants and settlers Eastern subdialect considered the most difficult to understand Language Use Many native authors Used in theaters An indigenous language recognized in Belgium since 1990 Usage began decreasing in the 20th century but Walloon is increasingly recognized as valuable for informal purposes More rural use than urban Not used in schools Many children learn the language but many are likely to shift entirely to French fra Salminen 2007 Language Development Magazines Newspapers Radio programs TV Dictionary Grammar Bible portions 1934 Language Resources OLAC resources in and about Walloon Writing Latin script Latn Other Comments Also spoken in Luxembourg until recently It is or was spoken in parts of northern France and in Green Bay Wisconsin United States Walloon Place in Language Cloud Click to enlarge with explanation Ethnologue Products Languages of Belgium An Ethnologue Country Report 24 pp 9 95 Add to cart Language Map of Belgium Luxembourg and Netherlands An Ethnologue Language Map 24 95 Add to cart Browse all products Join the conversation Create a free account to post Feedback about a country or language and be notified when others do the

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  • Chinese, Yue | Ethnologue
    Hong Kong Language name Chinese Yue Population 6 030 000 in China Hong Kong 2006 census Alternate Names Cantonese Guangfu Hong Kong Cantonese Shatou Shiqi Wancheng Yuehai Status 2 Provincial De facto provincial language in Hong Kong Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of China Hong Kong China Macao Language name Chinese Yue Population 373 000 in China Macao 2001 census Alternate Names Macau Cantonese Status 2 Provincial De facto provincial language in Macao Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of China Macao Indonesia Language name Chinese Yue Population 180 000 in Indonesia 1982 Location Scattered in Jakarta Raya Kalimantan and Central Sumatra generally Alternate Names Cantonese Yue Yueh Status 8a Moribund Language Use Most remaining speakers of the grandparent generation Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of Indonesia Malaysia Language name Chinese Yue Population 1 070 000 in Malaysia 2000 census Location Peninsular largest community in Johor State Alternate Names Cantonese Yue Yueh Dialects Cantonese Toishanese Status 2 Provincial De facto provincial language in Johor State Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of Malaysia Philippines Language name Chinese Yue Population 9 780 in Philippines 2000 Status 5 Developing Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of Philippines Singapore Language name Chinese Yue Population 121 000 in Singapore 2010 census Ethnic population 409 000 2010 census Alternate Names Cantonese Guangfu Yue Yueh Status 5 Developing Language Use Home church friends Used as L2 by Baba Malay mbf Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages of Singapore Thailand Language name Chinese Yue Population 29 400 in Thailand 1984 Alternate Names Cantonese Yue Yueh Status 5 Developing Writing Braille script Brai used in Hong Kong Han script Simplified variant Hans Han script Traditional variant Hant official usage in Hong Kong and Macau also used elsewhere Latin script Latn used since mid 19th century View other languages

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