Judaeo-Spanish
Ladino
  • judeoespañol
  • español
  • judió / jidió
  • djudeo-espanyol
  • espanyol
  • djudyo/djidyo
  • גﬞודﬞיאו־איספאנייול
  • איספאנייול
  • גﬞידﬞייו / גﬞודﬞייו
  • җудеоеспањол
  • еспањол
  • җудіо / җидіо
  • τζ̲ουδεο-εσπανιολ
  • εσπανιολ
  • τζ̲ουδεο
  • جوديو-اسپانيول
  • اسپانيول
  • جوديو
judeoespañol / djudeo-espanyol
Judeoespañol in Solitreo and Rashi scripts
Pronounce [dʒuˈðeo͜ s.paˈɲol] (About this soundlisten)
Country Israel, Turkey, Greece, Morocco, Bulgaria, Serbia, Bosnia Herzegovina, North Macedonia, Tunisia, and others
Region Mediterranean Basin (native region), North America, Western Europe and South America
Ethnicity Sephardic Jews and Sabbateans
Speakers
100,000 in Israel (2005)
10,000 in Turkey and 12,000 elsewhere (2007)
60,000 – 400,000 total speakers
Family
Dialects
Writing
Mainly Latin alphabet; also
the original Hebrew (normally using Rashi or Solitreo) and Cyrillic; rarely Greek and Arabic
AreaEthnic group members also in Salonica, Greece; Sofia, Bulgaria. Formerly also in Morocco. Also in Greece, Puerto Rico, Turkey (Europe), United States.
Language Sites
ISO 639-2 lad Ladino
ISO 639-3 lad Ladino
Linguistic
lad Ladino
Glottolog ladi1251  Ladino
Judeo-Spanish mediterranean speech communities.svg
Historical Judeo-Spanish speech communities in the Mediterranean. Ringed circles represent modern speech communities.
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