Arvanitika
arbërisht
αρbε̰ρίσ̈τ
Pronounce [aɾbəˈɾiʃt]
Country Greece
Region Attica, Boeotia, South Euboea, Saronic Islands; Western Thrace; Peloponnese; some villages in NW of Greece; N of island of Andros; more than 500 villages in total
Ethnicity 150,000 Arvanites (2000)
Speakers
50,000 (2007)
(may be republished older data)
Family
Dialects
  • Viotia Arvanitika
  • Attiki Arvanitika
  • Salamina Arvanitika
  • Evia Arvanitika
Writing
Greek (Arvanitic alphabet)
Latin
AreaAttica (Attiki), Boeotia (Viotia), south Euboea (Evia), and Salamis island (Salamina); Thrace; Peloponiso Peninsula, Arkadia; Athens; northwest Peloponnese and other areas in the Peloponnese; Andros north. Mainly rural. 300 villages.
Language Sites
ISO 639-3 aat
Glottolog arva1236
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