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Djudaeo-Spanish

Classification: Indo-European – Italic – Romance – Western Romance – Western – Galo-Iberian – Ibero-Romance – West Iberian – Djudaeo-Spanish

Number of speakers: around 150,000

Countries where it is spoken: Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, France, Greece, Israel, Italy, Macedonia, Mexico, Morocco, Serbia, South Africa, Spain, Tunisia, Turkey, the UK, the US and Uruguay

Varieties:

  • Ladino
  • Djudaeo-Spanish

Example:

קאדח בנאדם אי בנאדם נאסי פוררו אי איגואו אין דינייידאד אין דיריג׳וס. טודוס סון בעלה ראזון אי קונסיינסיה אי דיב׳ין קומפורטארסין לוס אונוס ב׳ירסו לוס אוטרוס קון פראטירנידאד.

Kada benadam i benadam nase forro i igual en dinyidad i en derechos. Todos son baale razón i konsiensia i deven komportarsen los unos verso los otros kon fraternidad.

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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