Wikijunior:Languages/Dalmatian

What writing system(s) does this language use?Edit

How many people speak this language?Edit

Dalmatian is an extinct language — no one speaks it as their native language anymore.

Where is this language spoken?Edit

Dalmatian was spoken along the Dalmatian coast of Croatia and as far south as Kotor in Montenegro.

The Dalmatian speakers lived in towns on the sea-shore (Zara, Traù, Spalato, Ragusa and Cattaro), each of these cities having a local dialect, and also on the islands of Veglia, Cherso and Arbe.

What is the history of this language?Edit

Dalmatian is a Romance language, meaning that it is descended from Latin.

Who are some famous authors or poets in this language?Edit

What are some basic words in this language that I can learn?Edit

What is a simple song/poem/story that I can learn in this language?Edit

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Last modified on 25 August 2011, at 12:14