Eastern Lombard Language

Eastern Lombard Language

Eastern Lombard is a group of related languages, spoken in eastern Lombardy, mainly in the provinces of Bergamo, Brescia and Mantua, in the area around Crema and in a part of Trentino. Its main variants are Bergamasque and Brescian .

In Italian-speaking contexts, Eastern Lombard is often generically called a "dialect". This is often incorrectly understood as to mean a dialect of Italian, which actually is not the case, it's not a dialect but a language. Eastern Lombard and Italian are different languages and are only partly mutually intelligible.

As per today, Eastern Lombard does not have any official status either in Lombardy or anywhere else: the only official language in Lombardy is Italian.

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Eastern Lombard Language - Examples - The She-blackbird
... The she-blackbird did not know how to cope with her brood in the nest, so she sheltered in the hood of a chimney, and the smoke turned all the birds black so when they came out the blackbirds did not have white feathers anymore, but black ones ... And January, very happy, said "This time it was me to fool you, blackbird you were white and I turned you black, this will teach you to stop teasing me ...

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