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This data was submitted on: Tuesday, July 12, 2005 at 08:14:25
lang_in_eng = leonese
lang_in_fre = léonais
ref_where_found_1 = UNESCO Red Book for endangered languages
lang_in_vern = llionés
ref_where_found_2 = Traditional name, a lot of publications around the world
evidence = Autonomy Library of Castille an Leon
-Spain- (19) Public Library of Leon -Spain-(more than 57) Regional Library of
Leon -Spain- (more than 60) Net of Universitary Libraries of Spain (more than
100) Public Library of Zamora -Spain- (10) National Library of Spain (14)
University of Salamanca (more than 20) Archives of Cathedral of Leon (historical
documents from medieval age. With the first document in this language "Nodicia
de Kesos". More than 50).
Wikipedia in Leonese language -into the asturoleones linguistic group wikipedia- more than 200 articles only in the leonese language of this group. (more of 200).
addinfo = Number of speakers: 55.000 (5% total
Area: spanish province of León, Zamora and Salamanca.
Linguistical group: Asturoleonese.
Status: no official but general protection -like all the spanish languages- in the Spanish Constituion and Autonomical Status -without name definition in both cases-
Actually it is one of the most several endangered languages in Europe and in the World. It's near of extinct but the municipalities and Universities of Leon working to save it of this terrible future.
Brief History: Documentated since the X century -the first text "Nodicia de Kesos"-, being one of the firts romance languages wrotten untill today. We have in our language medieval laws -"Fueru de Zamora", "Fueru de Salamanca", "Fueru de Coria"-, novels -"Llibru d'Aleixandre"- and ancient books of Medicine, History and other themes.
request_addition = ISO 639-1 and ISO 639-2
2_code_suggestion = ll
3_code_suggestion = lli
submit_name = Enrique López Moreno
submit_email = [log in to unmask]
submit_status = Teacher and historician of the language. We collaborate with articles in the asturoleones wikipedia and brief stories in leonese language.
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Date: Tue, 13 Sep 2005 16:17:17 -0400 (EDT)
From: Rebecca S. Guenther <[log in to unmask]>
Subject: Re: Change in ISO 639-2 code
The ISO 639 standards are for coding languages; it standardizes the code,
but not the name of the language. We are adding alternative names to the code
list when we know them, but we do not select a "preferred" or official form.
From our information Mirandese is a separate
However, I will bring your message to the ISO 639 Joint Advisory Committee for its consideration as to how to address in the standard. Let me know if you have further questions.
^^ Rebecca S. Guenther ^^
> Date: Thu, 25 Aug 2005 04:29:37 -0400