Norman is a language spoken mainly in Normandy. It is a Romance language (a language which comes from Latin). It is closely related to French and is often called "Norman French". After the Norman Conquest, Norman changed the English language considerably.
|Region||Normandy and the Channel Islands|
|Unknown due to conflicting definitions (2017)|
|Latin (French orthography)|
Areas where the Norman language is strongest include Jersey, Guernsey, the Cotentin and the Pays de Caux.
Forms of the Norman are still used in the Channel Islands,
- Jèrriais on Jersey
- Guernésiais on Guernsey
No one now uses Sercquiais or Auregnais as their first language, but Jèrriais and Guernésiais are still used.
|Norman edition of Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia|