Romance language indigenous to the island of Sardinia
Sardinian (Sardu, Limba or Lingua sarda) is a Romance language. It is native to the island of Sardinia, a Mediterranean island and autonomous region of Italy. About 1.2 million people speak Sardinian. The main dialects are Campidanese (Campidanian), Gallurese (Gallurian), Logudorese (Logudorian), and Sassarese (Sassarian). The standard version of the language is called Limba Sarda Comuna.
|Sarducode: srd promoted to code: sc|
|(~1 million cited 1993-2007)|
Official language in
|Regulated by||Limba Sarda Comuna|
Languages and dialects of Sardinia. Sardinian is spoken in all the orange-coloured areas.
Sardinian is often seen as the closest language to Latin. It fought for decades to get basic recognition by the Italian government.
- Sardinian language -Citizendium