Posted in Language Profiles, Lombard, Romance Languages

Lombard

lombard

Classification: Indo-European – Italic – Romance – Western Romance – Western – Galo-Iberian – Galo-Romance – Galo-Italic – Lombard

Number of speakers: 3,903,000 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Italy and Switzerland

Varieties:

  • Western Lombard (Italy and Switzerland)
  • Eastern Lombard (Italy)
  • Alpine Lombard (Italy)
  • Southern Lombard (Italy)

Example: (Western Lombard)

Töcc i véser umà i nas líber e precís en dignità e diricc. I è dotacc de rizú e de coscenssa e i ga de comportà-s, de giü con l’óter, en spírit de fradelanssa.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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Vocabulary:

 

Texts:

 

Other links:

MONOLINGUAL LOMBARD DICTIONARY

IN_LOMBARD (website dedicated to the Lombard language, with a particular focus on linguistic planning and thus on those procedures that may ensure its future in modern society, such as standardisation of spelling, bilingual signs, and usage in a broad range of comunicative contexts)

LEARN LOMBARD

ENGLISH-LOMBARD (MILANESE) DICTIONARY

IMPARIAMO LA LINGUA LOMBARDA (Facebook Page)

Revisiting the classification of Gallo-Italic: a dialectometric approach (by Marco Tamburelli & Lissander Brasca)

 

Wikitongues Video Samples:

 

Other Video Samples: 

https://www.youtube.com/user/Luca1407 (youtube channel with stories in Lombard)

https://www.youtube.com/user/ParlarLombard (youtube channel with many videos on Lombard and in Lombard)

 

 

 

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