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Sigma KEE - BretonLanguage
BretonLanguage(breton language)
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Breton

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(documentation BretonLanguage EnglishLanguage "The BretonLanguage is a BrythonicLanguage of France. SIL code: BRT. ISO 639-1: br. ISO 639-2: bre. Population: 500,000 speakers for whom it is the daily language in France (1989 ICDBL). 1,200,000 know Breton who do not regularly use it. Population total both countries 500,000. Region: Western Brittany, and dispersed in Eastern Brittany and Breton emigrant communities throughout the world. Also spoken in USA. Alternate names: BREZHONEG. Dialects: LEONAIS, TREGORROIS, VANNETAIS, CORNOUAILLAIS. Comments: Some claim to be monolingual in Breton. 18,000 speakers are children under 14 years, 56,250 between 15 and 24, 423,000 between 25 and 64, 168,000 over 65 (1974). No official status. Strong nationalistic movement demanding recognition, a place in the schools, media, and public life. VSO, prepositions, genitives, adjectives, relatives after noun heads, articles, numerals before noun heads, question word initial, probably 2 prefixes, 2 or 3 suffixes on a word, topic or focus first, verb second, verb affixes mark person, number of subject, passives, causatives and comparatives shown lexically, up to 3 consonants syllable initially, and 3 finally, one vowel, nontonal. Literacy rate in first language: 25% can read and write Breton. Radio programs, TV. Bible 1866-1985.(extract from http:/ / www.ethnologue.com/ )") Languages.kif 6984-7001
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 3/ 37/ William-Adolphe_Bouguereau_%281825-1905%29_-_Breton_Brother_and_Sister_%281871%29.jpg") pictureList.kif 9933-9933
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 5/ 5f/ Ofis_ar_Brezhoneg_vehicle.jpg") pictureList.kif 10575-10575
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 6/ 67/ Road_signs_bilingual_Breton_in_Quimper.jpg") pictureList.kif 10573-10573
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ 7/ 71/ Anne_de_Bretagne-Jean_Bourdichon.jpg") pictureList.kif 10571-10571
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ a/ a9/ Bretagne_historique.png") pictureList.kif 10576-10576
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ b/ b0/ Breton_school_sign_in_Rennes.jpg") pictureList.kif 10574-10574
(externalImage BretonLanguage "http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/ b/ b2/ Cartier.png") pictureList.kif 10572-10572
(instance BretonLanguage BrythonicLanguage) Languages.kif 6983-6983 Breton language is an instance of brythonic language

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(termFormat ChineseLanguage BretonLanguage "布列塔尼语言") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11915-11915
(termFormat ChineseTraditionalLanguage BretonLanguage "布列塔尼語言") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11914-11914
(termFormat EnglishLanguage BretonLanguage "breton language") domainEnglishFormat.kif 11913-11913

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(codeMapping ISO-639-1 "br" BretonLanguage) Languages.kif 14735-14735 "br" in ISO-639-1 denotes breton language


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