Italo-Western languages


Italo-Western languages

Italo-Western is the largest sub-group of Romance languages. It comprises 38 languages in 2 subsets: Italo-Dalmatian, and Western.

* Italo-Dalmatian includes Italian, Neapolitan, Sicilian, Istriot, Judeo-Italian, and the extinct Dalmatian.
* The Western branch includes 32 languages in further subsets:
# The Pyrenean-Mozarabic group consists of two languages in two separate branches: Aragonese and Mozarabic.
# The Gallo-Iberian group includes:
## Eastern Iberian languages: Catalan
## Western Iberian languages: Spanish ("Castillano"), Portuguese, Galician language ("Galego"), Ladino, Leonese, etc.
## the langues d'oïl (including French) and several other languages of France including Franco-Provençal
## the Langues d'oc of Southern France and neighbouring areas including Provençal, Gascon etc.
## The Gallo-Italian languages include Piedmontese, Ligurian, Insubric or Western Lombard, Eastern Lombard, Emiliano-Romagnolo
## The Veneto languages includes Veneto, Istro-veneto
# The Rhaeto-Romance languages include Romansh of Switzerland, Ladin of Dolomites area, Friulian of Friuli

ee also

* Romance languages
* List of Romance languages

External links

* [http://www.ethnologue.com/show_family.asp?subid=90059 Italo-Western] at Ethnologue


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