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The '''Letzembourgish language''' (Letzembourgish: Le Leitsemburge Langue) is an a posteriori 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. During the years of the language's existence, it has changed frequently and its development has been divided into two main periods:<br>
The '''Letzembourgish language''' (Letzembourgish: Le Leitsemburge Langue) is an a posteriori 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. During the years of the language's existence, it has changed frequently and its development has been divided into two main periods:<br>
# '''Germanic Period (December 2015 - January 2016):''' A largely Germanic language, meaning that nearly all of its grammar and vocabulary was based directly upon [[w:Dutch|Dutch]], [[w:German|German]], and [[w:English|English]].
# '''Germanic Period (December 2015 - January 2016):''' A largely Germanic language, meaning that nearly all of its grammar and vocabulary was based directly upon [[w:Dutch|Dutch]], [[w:German|German]], and [[w:English|English]].
# '''"Romano-Germanic Period" (January 2016 - ''Current''):''' with the publishing of the new grammar rules and vocabulary, The language slowly started transitioning into a more Romantic language, as opposed to a Germanic language. Typical of this period is the usage of accented letters, such as ''"á, and ç."'' In the Romano-Germanic period, the language began to include various elements in favour of Romance languages, primarily [[w:French|French]], but also kept its Germanic roots. Many basic root words were taken directly from [[w:French|French]], but the [[w:Dutch|Dutch]] and [[w:German|German]] roots still remained.
# '''"Romano-Germanic Period" (January 2016 - February 2016):''' With the publishing of the new grammar rules and vocabulary, The language slowly started transitioning into a more Romantic language, as opposed to a Germanic language. Typical of this period is the usage of accented letters, such as ''"á, and ç."'' In the Romano-Germanic period, the language began to include various elements in favour of Romance languages, primarily [[w:French|French]], but also kept its Germanic roots. Many basic root words were taken directly from [[w:French|French]], but the [[w:Dutch|Dutch]] and [[w:German|German]] roots still remained.
#'''"Gallo-Romance Period" (February 2016 - ''Current''):''' With the creation of a brand-new dictionary, Letzembourgish completely transitioned into a Romance language (more specifically, a Gallo-Romance language). The Germanic roots were trashed, and many elements from [[w:Romanian:Romanian]] were included into the language. Letzembourgish was also inspired by elements from the [http://mw.micronation.org/wiki/Talossan_language Talossan] language, created by [http://mw.micronation.org/wiki/Robert_Ben_Madison Robert Ben Madison].
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An example of Letzembourgish:<br>
An example of Letzembourgish:<br>
'''''Salut! J'ist [name], und j'ist une civis des Leitsemburg!''''' = '''''Hello! I am [name], and I am a citizen of Letzembourg!'''''<br>
'''''Salut! Éu estez [name], si éu estez un çetaten din Letzembourg!''''' = '''''Hello! I am [name], and I am a citizen of Letzembourg!'''''<br>
'''''J'ist une sprekech des le Leitsemburge langue!''''' = '''''I am a speaker of the Letzembourgish language!'''''
'''''Éu estez un parlezeur din les Letzemburge idiomez!''''' = '''''I am a speaker of the Letzembourgish language!'''''
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