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(documentation FrenchLanguage EnglishLanguage "A Romance language that is the official language of France and Belgium, and is widely spoken in Africa.") Mid-level-ontology.kif 12416-12417
(documentation FrenchLanguage EnglishLanguage "The FrenchLanguage is a FrenchGroupLanguage of France. SIL code: FRN. ISO 639-1: fr. ISO 639-2(B): fre. ISO 639-2(T): fra. Population: 51,000,000 first language speakers in France. Population total all countries: 77,000,000 first language speakers (1999 WA), 128,000,000 including second language speakers (1999 WA). Region: Also spoken in 53 other countries including Algeria, Andorra, Austria, Belgium, Benin, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Canada, CAR, Chad, Comoros Islands, Congo, Cote d'Ivoire, DRC, Djibouti, French Guiana, French Polynesia, Gabon. Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Dialects: STANDARD FRENCH, NORMAN (NORMAND), PICARD (ROUCHI, CHTIMI), WALLON (WALLOON), ANGEVIN, BERRICHON, BOURBONNAIS, BOURGUIGNON, FRANC-COMTOIS, GALLO, LORRAINE, POITEVIN, SANTONGEAIS. Comments: 89% lexical similarity with Italian, 80% with Sardinian, 78% with Rheto-Romance, 75% with Portuguese, Romanian, and Spanish, 29% with German, 27% with English. Investigation needed: intelligibility with Walloon, Picard Jerrais. National language. Dictionary. Grammar. SVO. Deciduous forest. Intensive agriculturalists, industry, business. 80 meters. Christian. Bible 1530-1995. Also spoken in: Algeria. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 110,600 in Algeria (1993). Comments: 20% of the population can read and write French, and more can speak it. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Andorra. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 2,400 in Andorra, 6% of the population (1986). Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Belgium. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 4,000,000 in Belgium (M. Harris in B. Comrie 1988), 33% of the population (1990 WA). Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Dialects: WALLOON (WALLON), PICARD. Comments: The eastern subdialect of Walloon is considered to be more difficult to understand within Belgium. The following municipalities have minority rights for Dutch-speaking persons: Comines-Warneton, Mouscron, Enghien, Floubecques, and for German-speaking persons: Malmedy, Weismes, Welkenraedt. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Benin. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 16,700 in Benin (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Burkina Faso. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Burundi. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Cameroon. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Canada. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 6,700,000 mother tongue speakers in Canada, or less than 24% (1998 Statistics Canada). Mother tongue of over 80% of Quebec's population (1997 DiverCite Langues). 300,000 speak Acadien, 500,000 speak Franco-Ontariens. Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Dialects: QUEBEICOIS, FRANCO-ONTARIEN, ACADIAN (ACADIEN). Comments: Difficult intelligibility between speakers of Quebecois and Acadian for speakers not fluent in Standard French. National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Central African Republic. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 9,000 in CAR (1996). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Chad. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 3,000 in Chad (1993). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Comoros Islands. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 1,700 in Comoros Islands (1993). Comments: Language of all formal education except Koranic. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Congo. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 28,000 in Congo (1993). Comments: Sole language of formal education. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Cote d'Ivoire. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 17,470 in Cote d'Ivoire (1988 census). Comments: Official language. Grammar. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Democratic Republic of Congo. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Djibouti. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 15,440 in Djibouti, 2.84% of the population (1988). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: French Guiana. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: French Polynesia. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 15,338 first language speakers in French Polynesia, foreign born (1977). 50,215 attending French schools, second language users (1978). Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Gabon. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 37,500 in Gabon (1993 Johnstone). Comments: The only language of formal education. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Guadeloupe. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: There is a variety on the northwest end of St. Barthelemy, west of but not including Gustavia, similar to Cajun French of the USA, which may or may not be a French dialect (Julianne Maher 1997). National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Guinea. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Haiti. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: Second language speakers in Haiti: 400,000. Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Italy. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 100,000 in Italy (M. Harris in B. Comrie 1987). Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Lebanon. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: An estimated 20% of the population speak French in their daily lives, and up to 65% of the population can read and converse in French. A number of government and private universities teach in French. Official language. The language of instruction in most schools. Newspapers, magazines. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Luxembourg. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 13,100 or more (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Used mainly by intellectuals, professionals, authorities. Taught in school as a third language. Used for streets, shops, travel tickets, hotel registries, menus. National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Madagascar. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 18,000 in Madagascar (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Mali. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 9,000 in Mali (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Official language for instruction in schools. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Martinique. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Mauritius. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 37,000. Comments: Used in stores. Widely used by young people as second language. The elderly tend to use creole. Newspapers, radio programs, TV. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Mayotte. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 2,450 in Mayotte (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Monaco. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 17,400 in Monaco, 58% of the population (1988). Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: New Caledonia. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 53,400 first language speakers in New Caledonia (1987), 35.6% of the population. Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Niger. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 6,000 in Niger (1993 Johnstone). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Reunion. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 2,400 in Reunion (1993 Johnstone). Including second language speakers: 160,500 in Reunion, 30% of the population (1986). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Rwanda. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Senegal. (Language name: FRENCH.) Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Seychelles. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 977 in Seychelles (1971 census). Comments: Spoken by the French settler families, 'grands blancs.' Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: St. Pierre and Miquelon. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 5,114 out of 5,235 population in St. Pierre and Miquelon (1967 census). Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Switzerland. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 1,272,000 in Switzerland, 19.2% of the population (1990 census). Alternate names: FRANCAIS. Dialects: FRANCHE-COMTOIS (JURASSIEN, FRIBOURGOIS). Comments: 33% of the population of Switzerland speak French every day (1990 census). Official language. Used for education in French-speaking areas. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Togo. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 3,000 in Togo (1993). Comments: Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Tunisia. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 11,000 in Tunisia (1993). Comments: Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: United Kingdom. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 14,000 in England (1976 Stephens). Dialects: JERRIAIS, DGERNESIAIS. Comments: French is only spoken by about 11% of the population of Channel Islands, mainly older people. Official language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Vanuatu. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 6,300 in Vanuatu (1995), 3.8% of the population. Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986. Also spoken in: Wallis and Futuna. (Language name: FRENCH.) Population: 120 in Wallis and Futuna (1993 Johnstone). Comments: National language. Bible 1530-1986.(extract from http:/ / www.ethnologue.com/ )") Languages.kif 9778-9901
(externalImage FrenchLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 2/ 27/ French_in_the_United_States.png") pictureList.kif 7008-7008
(externalImage FrenchLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 5/ 50/ New-Map-Francophone_World.PNG") pictureList.kif 7009-7009
(externalImage FrenchLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 7/ 75/ Knowledge_French_EU_map.png") pictureList.kif 7010-7010
(externalImage FrenchLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 8/ 8a/ Bilingualstopsign.jpg") pictureList.kif 6591-6591
(externalImage FrenchLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ b/ b0/ Yoff-Tonghor.jpg") pictureList.kif 7006-7006
(format FrenchLanguage AbsoluteValueFn "la valeur absolue de %1") french_format.kif 417-417
(format FrenchLanguage AbstractionFn "la description de %1") french_format.kif 145-145
(format FrenchLanguage AdditionFn "(%*[+])") french_format.kif 414-414
(format FrenchLanguage AssignmentFn "%1(%*{2-}[,])") french_format.kif 197-197
(format FrenchLanguage BackFn "le derri�re de %1") french_format.kif 146-146
(format FrenchLanguage BeginFn "le d�but de %1") french_format.kif 261-261
(format FrenchLanguage BeginNodeFn "le commencement de %1") french_format.kif 462-462
(format FrenchLanguage CardinalityFn "le nombre d' instances dans %1") french_format.kif 296-296
(format FrenchLanguage CeilingFn "le plafond de %1") french_format.kif 418-418
(format FrenchLanguage ComplementFn "le compl�ment de %1") french_format.kif 293-293
(format FrenchLanguage CosineFn "le cosinus de %1") french_format.kif 419-419
(format FrenchLanguage CutSetFn "l' ensemble de chemins qui partitionnent %1 en deux graph s�par�") french_format.kif 468-468
(format FrenchLanguage DayFn "le jour %1") french_format.kif 271-271
(format FrenchLanguage DenominatorFn "le denominateur de %1") french_format.kif 420-420
(format FrenchLanguage DensityFn "%1 pour %2") french_format.kif 395-395
(format FrenchLanguage DivisionFn "%*[/]") french_format.kif 416-416
(format FrenchLanguage EditionFn "�dition %2 de %1") french_format.kif 329-329
(format FrenchLanguage EndFn "la fin de %1") french_format.kif 262-262

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(termFormat EnglishLanguage FrenchLanguage "french language") domainEnglishFormat.kif 4586-4586

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(codeMapping ISO-639-1 "fr" FrenchLanguage) Languages.kif 14705-14705


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