Monégasque dialect

Gallo-Italic language or dialect spoken in Monaco

Monégasque (Ligurian: munegàscu; Italian: monegasco; French: monégasque) is the type of Ligurian spoken in Monaco, where it is the national language.

Monégasque
munegascu
Native toMonaco
Ethnicity8,400 have Monegasque nationality (2016)[1]
Native speakers
(ca. 20 cited for 1950)[2]
nearly extinct, but taught in school as a heritage language
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologmone1238
Linguasphere51-AAA-cha
IETFlij-MC
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ReferencesEdit

  1. 2016 census
  2. Raymond Arveiller (1967) Etude sur le Parler de Monaco. Comité National des Traditions Monégasques.