Wikijunior:Languages/Breton

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What writing system(s) does this language use?[edit]

The most common writing system for Breton, Peurunvan, uses the Latin alphabet with two extra letters, ch and c'h, and eight extra accented letters, â, ê, î, ô, û, ù, ü, and ñ.

How many people speak this language?[edit]

About 206,000 people speak Breton as their first language, but most do not use it in their daily lives. For hundreds of years, less and less people have spoken Breton every generation, because the French government tried to stop people from speaking it and not allowed schools to be taught in it. Recently this has changed, and now many 15,840 children in Brittany are in bilingual schools.

(Definition)

bilingual school — a school that is taught in two languages.

Where is this language spoken?[edit]

Breton is spoken in western France, in the western part of the region called Brittany.

What is the history of this language?[edit]

Who are some famous authors or poets in this language?[edit]

What are some basic words in this language that I can learn?[edit]

What is a simple song/poem/story that I can learn in this language?[edit]

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