Old Prussian language

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Prussian
PrussCath.jpg
Region Prussia (region)
Extinct Early 18th century[1]
Revival Attempted revival, with 50 L2 speakers (no date)[2]
Language codes
ISO 639-3 prg
Glottolog prus1238[3]
Linguasphere 54-AAC-a
Idioma prusiano antiguo.png

Old Prussian is an extinct Baltic language. It was spoken by the indigenous peoples of Prussia, the Old Prussians. It was spoken in the area where north-eastern Poland and the Kaliningrad Oblast of Russia are today. It went extinct in the early 18th century. There has been an attempted revival, but with little progress.

References[change | change source]

  1. Prussian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Template:E16
  3. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Prussian". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.