- Gheg Albanian
speakers=2,800,000 (quoted from Omniglot)
region=Albania, Kosovo, Macedonia, Montenegro, Serbia
Gheg (or Geg) is one of the two major dialects of the
Albanian language. The other is Tosk, which is the main basis for the standard form of Albanian. The dividing line between these two dialects is the Shkumbin River, which winds its way through central Albania.
Gheg is spoken in Northern Albania, parts of the
Republic of Macedonia, and Montenegro( _sq. Mali i Zi), and by the Albanians of Kosovoand Central Serbia(mostly the cities of Preševo, Bujanovac, and Medveđa), ( _sq. Preshevë, Bujanovc dhe Medvegjë).
Gheg Nasalized Vowels
* [http://www.sil.org/iso639-3/documentation.asp?id=aln ISO Documentation]
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