Sardinia's Case For Language Diversity

Aug 04, 2020 398

BY: BIANCA SUE BROWN

Driving around the island of Sardinia, you’ll see names and places that resemble Italian language only from a distance. You’ll first subconsciously translate definite articles: il becomes su and la becomes sa

Next you might wonder if u’s have overtaken o’s because nostro is nostru and vostro is bostru. But as the official language of the island is Italian, proper nouns might be the closest you get to catching the cadence of Sardinian dialects. 

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SOURCE: https://italicsmag.com/

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