Posted in Finnic, Language Profiles, Livonian, Uralic

Livonian

idioma_livonio

Classification: Uralin – Fino-Ugric – Finnic – Livonian

Number of speakers: No known native speaker. Around 150 L2 speakers, some 30 of which are fluent speakers. The last native speaker died in 2013.

Countries where it is spoken: Latvia

Varieties: No known varieties

Example:

Amād rovzt attõ sindõnd brīd ja īdlizt eņtš vǟrtitõks ja õigiztõks. Näntõn um andtõd mūoštõks ja sidāmtundimi, ja näntõn um īdtuoisõ tuoimõmõst veļkub vaimsõ.

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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Links:

LIVONES.NET (General information on the Livonian language and culture)

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