Re: OT: A lenga munegasca!
|From:||J Y S Czhang <czhang23@...>|
|Date:||Wednesday, June 11, 2003, 6:25|
In a message dated 2003:06:10 03:12:54 AM, christophe.grandsire@FREE.FR
>Well, checked the Ethnologue, and it appears that "líguru" is Ligurian,
>the Gallo-Italian language spoken in Genoa and around it. It's close to
>Piedmontese and Lombard (my impression was correct then ;))) ), and thus
>very remote from Standard Italian. Monegasque is a dialect of such language.
Wasn't Luca Mangiat (sp?) a Lombard ? IIRC he mentioned this bunch of
regionalects a number of times.
Hanuman Zhang, MangaLanger
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