Gothic language

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Gothic
Region Oium, Dacia, Pannonia, Dalmatia, Italy, Gallia Narbonensis, Gallia Aquitania, Hispania, Crimea, North Caucasus.
Era 3rd–10th century, attested, until 18th century in Crimea
Dialects
Gothic alphabet
Language codes
ISO 639-2 got
ISO 639-3 got
Glottolog goth1244[1]
Linguasphere 52-ADA
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The Gothic language is an extinct Germanic language that was spoken by the Goths. It is the East Germanic language with the biggest number of texts surviving today. It had died out by the 8th century, perhaps the early 9th century.

Probably one of the best known works of the language is Wulfila's translation of the Bible. This work is known as the Wulfila Bible or Gothic Bible or Codex Argenteus . This translation was done in the 3rd century.

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