Local Languages

Some articles on local languages, language:

Ancient Roman Empire - Languages - Local Languages
... to interpreters indicate the continuing use of local languages other than Greek and Latin, particularly in Egypt, where Coptic predominated, and in military settings along the Rhine and Danube ... Roman jurists also show a concern for local languages such as Punic, Gaulish, and Aramaic in assuring the correct understanding and application of laws and oaths ... rapid extinction of inscriptions in scripts that had been used to represent local languages on the Iberian peninsula (Roman Spain) and in Gaul ...
Culture Of Brittany - Local Languages
... Breton language, a Celtic language ... Gallo language, a Romance language ...
Theological College Of Lanka - Towards Sri Lankan Identity
... The English language was displaced by the use of Sinhala and Tamil for all official business as well as in education ... The Church equally accepted the importance of local languages but saw its own future looking very bleak when the government decided to take over management of the school network ... of this college opted for the use of local languages and a localised cultural emphasis ...
Tigray-Tigrinya People - Religion
... Church services are conducted in Ge'ez, the ancient language of Ethiopia and Eritrea, just as Latin once was in the Roman Catholic Church, and continues to be the ... most of the liturgy of the already existing Orthodox Church, including Ge'ez as the liturgical language, with minor differences there-among sharing communion with, and submitting to the authority of the Vatican ... Italian since its inception, incorporating local languages in its missionary work throughout Eritrea ...
Cooperative Dictionary Of The Rhinelandic Colloquial Language - Subject of Research and Methods of Assessment
... of research and documentation is the spoken colloquial language of the Rhineland' ... The term colloquial language does explicitly not mean the many local languages, which in Germany commonly are referred to as "dialects", even if they still dominate ... It rather means a common regional colloquial language, also termed a Regiolect, which has developed very recently as a kind of dachsprache enveloping the older local languages ...

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