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Luxembourgish
Lëtzebuergesch
Pronunciation[ˈlœt͡səbuɐ̯jəʃ]
Native toLuxembourg, Belgium, France, Germany
RegionCentral Europe
Native speakers320,000  (1998)
Language family
Writing systemLatin (Luxembourgish alphabet)
Luxembourgish Braille
Official status
Official language in Luxembourg
Recognised minority language inBelgium (recognised by the (French Community of Belgium)
Regulated byConseil Permanent de la Langue Luxembourgeoise (CPLL)
Language codes
ISO 639-1lb
ISO 639-2ltz
ISO 639-3ltz
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Area where Luxembourgisch (hatched) and related Moselle Franconian is spoken.

Luxembourgish is a West Germanic language. A lot of people in Luxembourg speak the language. It is quite similar to German and French. Outside Luxembourg, not many people speak it, and inside Luxembourg many people speak other languages, too.

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