Il ladino

  • Beatrice Colcuc


The aim of this contribution is a discussion of the state of the Ladin language in the Dolomite region of northern Italy. It outlines the main events of the past in the area, examines the different language types within the territory and highlights the common linguistic aspects as well as the cultural and identity differences. The article explores the use of Ladin in various sociolinguistic contexts and the efforts to standardise its spelling. It also discusses the tools, institutions, and initiatives involved in promoting the use of Ladin.

Colcuc, B. (2024). Il ladino. Linguistik Online, 130(6), 9–30.