Gallo language

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Gallo
Galo
Native to France
Native speakers
28,000[source?]
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottolog gall1275[1]
Linguasphere 51-AAA-hb
Pays Gallo.svg
The historical Gallo language area of Upper Brittany
A sign in Gallo, in the metro in Rennes.

Gallo is one of the two regional languages of Brittany. It is an Oïl language of the Romance language family, with Latin at the base. Gallo is spoken in the eastern part of Brittany.

The other regional language of Brittany is Breton. Breton is a Celtic language.

References[change | change source]

  1. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Gallo". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.