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Norman

norman

Classification: Indo-European – Italic – Romance – Western Romance – Western – Galo-Iberian – Galo-Romance – Galo-Rhaetic – Oïl – Norman

Number of speakers: Unknown. It is estimated around 50,000

Countries where it is spoken: France and the UK

Varieties:

  • Northern Norman (France)
  • Southern Norman (France)
  • Jèrriais (UK)
  • Guernésiais (UK)
  • Sérquiais (UK)

Example: (Southern Norman)

Touos él houmes nâquissen deylaches y al unis daun luus heunes y in dreit. Is ount byin eud l’obiche y eud l’ingamo y deivent équerdao do él aôtes à pis-pus ch’tait por us.

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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Videos:

L’OFFICE DU JÈRRIAIS (A Youtube Channel with plenty of videos in Jèrriais)

GUÉRNESIAIS (A Youtube Channel with plenty of videos in Guérnesiais)

 

 

 

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