Luxembourgish language

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Pronunciation [ˈlœt͡səbuɐ̯jəʃ]
Native to Luxembourg, Belgium, France, Germany
Region Central Europe
Native speakers
320,000 (1998)
Latin (Luxembourgish alphabet)
Luxembourgish Braille
Official status
Official language in
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated by Conseil Permanent de la Langue Luxembourgeoise (CPLL)
Language codes
ISO 639-1 lb
ISO 639-2 ltz
ISO 639-3 ltz
Area where Luxembourgisch (hatched) and related Moselle Franconian is spoken.
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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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