Language details

LUXEMBOURGEOIS Links (5)   Materials (2)   Books (13)   
Alternative names: LUXEMBURGISH, LUXEMBURGIAN, LUXEMBOURGISH, LETZBURGISCH, LËTZEBUERGESCH, MOSELLE FRANCONIAN, FRANKISH
Number of speakers: 300.000
Language Code: LUX
In language groups: INDO-EUROPEAN » GERMANIC » WEST GERMANIC » CONTINENTAL » HIGH
Spoken in: BELGIUM [Details], FRANCE [Details], GERMANY [Details], LUXEMBOURG [Details], UNITED STATES [Details]
Description:

Luxembourgeois is spoken by a little less than 400.000 people. The majority of the speakers live in Luxemburg.

Luxembourgeois belongs to the Moselle Franconian subdivision of the West Middle German dialect group of German. German belongs to... [more ...]


Links
1   Luxembourg: A linguistic Puzzle
http://www.luxembourg.co.uk/lingua.html
2   Languages Across Europe: Luxembourgish
http://www.bbc.co.uk/languages/european_languages/languages/luxembourgish.shtml
3   Luxembourgish Online Course
http://languages.lu/LuxembourgishOnline.htm
4   Website in Luxemburgish: "Lëtzebuergesch eis Sprooch"
http://www.restena.lu/lmr/luxbg/ltzbgsch.html
5   Wikipedia - déi fräi Enzyklopedie
http://lb.wikipedia.org/wiki/Haapts%C3%A4it

Materials
1  Geographical Language Map
2  Lëtzebuergesch und Englisch

Books
1   : Luxemburger Wörterbuch
2   Berg, Guy: 'Mir wëlle bleiwe wat mir sin': Soziolinguistische und sprachtypologische Betrachtungen zur luxemburgischen Mehrsprachigkeit (Reihe Germanistische Linguistik 140)
3   Bruch, R.: Grundlegung einer Geschichte des Luxemburgischen I-III
4   Christophory, Jul: Mir schwätze Lëtzebuergesch. Nous parlons luxembourgeois. Abécédaire luxembourgeois. Guide bilingue de grammaire et de lecture. (We speak Luxembourgish. Luxembourgish primer. Bilingual guide to grammar and reading.)
5   Christophory, Jul: Who's afraid of Luxembourgish? Lëtzebuergesch? Qui a peur du Luxembourgeois? Bilingual guide to Luxembourgish conversation
6   Christophory, Jules: English-Lëtzebuergesch Dictionary
7   Hess, J.: Die Sprache der Luxemburger
8   Hoffmann, F.: Geschichte der Luxemburger Mundartdichtung I-II
9   Newton, Gerald: Luxembourg & Lëtzebuergesch, Language and Communication at the Crossroads of Europe
10   Newton, Gerald (ed.): Luxembourg and Lëtzebuergesch: Language and Communication at the Crossroads of Europe
11   Remus, Joscha: Kauderwelsch, Letzebuergesch Wort für Wort
12   Schmitt, L. E. (ed.): Luxemburgischer Sprachatlas
13   Sondag, Gilbert & Josiane Kartheiser & Henry Wickens : Learning Lëtzebuergesch - "Parler Luxembourgeois / Esou Schwaetze mir / Living Luxembourgish"




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