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Francesco speaking Friulano

Friulian is spoken by some 300,000 people, primarily in the Friuli region of northeastern Italy. A literary language since at least the thirteenth century, Friulian media has enjoyed renaissance after marginalization in the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, including music, television and the web. A Rhaeto-Romance language, it is most closely related to Romansh and Ladin, but is a cousin to all the Latin tongues of southern Europe. Read more on Wikipedia: