Venetian language

Romance language spoken in the Italian region of Veneto

The Venetian language (in Venetian: vèneto) is a Romance language.

Native toItaly, Slovenia, Croatia
Native speakers
3.9 million (2002)[5]
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3vec
This article contains IPA phonetic symbols. Without proper rendering support, you may see question marks, boxes, or other symbols instead of Unicode characters. For an introductory guide on IPA symbols, see Help:IPA.

It was the language once spoken in the Republic of Venice.

Today change

In the present day, it is spoken in the Italian regions of Veneto and Friuli-Venezia Giulia, in Slovenia and in Croatia. It is also spoken in Brazil (Rio Grande do Sul and Santa Catarina states) and Mexico (town of Chipilo) by the descendants of Italian immigrants.

References change

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 United Nations (1991). Fifth United Nations Conference on the Standardization of Geographical Names: Vol.2. Montreal.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Holmes, Douglas R. Cultural disenchantments: worker peasantries in northeast Italy. Princeton, N. J: Princeton university press. ISBN 0691094489.
  3. Minahan, James (1998). Miniature empires: a historical dictionary of the newly independent states. Westport. ISBN 9780313306105.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  4. Kalsbeek, Janneke (1998). The Čakavian dialect of Orbanići near Žminj in Istria: Vol.25. Atlanta.{{cite book}}: CS1 maint: location missing publisher (link)
  5. Venetian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)