Difference between revisions of "Letzembourgish language"

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|language_family = [[w:Germanic|Germanic]]
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|type = a posteriori language
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|regulated_by = [http://www.memrise.com/course/1167366/letzembourgish-lietze/ Letzembourgish Language Institute (LLI)]
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The '''Letzembourgish language''' (Letzembourgish: '''Lietze Sprache''') is an a constructed Germanic language, created in the year 2015, by [[HRH, Grand Duke Christian I|Grand Duke Christian Newton of Letzembourg]]. The [[Grand Duchy of Letzembourg]] has used it as its official language since its foundation. Thus far, the language has not strayed far from its original roots. Letzembourgish is a largely Germanic language, meaning that nearly all of its grammar and vocabulary is based directly upon [[w:Dutch|Dutch]], [[w:German|German]], and [[w:English|English]].
The '''Letzembourgish language''' (Letzembourgish: '''Lietze Sprache''') is an a constructed Germanic language, created in the year 2015, by [[HRH, Grand Duke Christian I|Grand Duke Christian Newton of Letzembourg]]. The [[Grand Duchy of Letzembourg]] has used it as its official language since its foundation. Thus far, the language has not strayed far from its original roots. Letzembourgish is a largely Germanic language, meaning that nearly all of its grammar and vocabulary is based directly upon [[w:Dutch|Dutch]], [[w:German|German]], and [[w:English|English]].


Although Letzembourgish can be considered a modern Germanic language, it uses a modified version of the [[w:Anglo-Saxon Runes|Anglo-Saxon Runes]]. The Anglo-Saxon Runes are used in [[w:Old English|Old English]], [[w:Old Frisian|Old Frisian]], and sometimes even [[w:Latin|Latin]]. The Anglo-Saxon Runes were chosen to be used in Letzembourgish to give the language a unique look when written.
Although Letzembourgish can be considered a modern Germanic language, it uses a modified version of the [[w:Anglo-Saxon Runes|Anglo-Saxon Runes]]. The Anglo-Saxon Runes are used in [[w:Old English|Old English]], [[w:Old Frisian|Old Frisian]], and sometimes even [[w:Latin|Latin]]. The Anglo-Saxon Runes were chosen to be used in Letzembourgish to give the language a unique look when written.