• Language: Pontic
  • Alternate names: Pontic Greek, Romeyka, Rumca, Rumcika, Romeika,
  • Language code: pnt
  • Language family: Indo-European, Greek, Attic (SIL classification)
  • Number of speakers: 100,000-200,000
  • Vulnerability: Threatened
  • Script:

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    Brought to Greece in the 1920s and 1930s by immigrants from the Black Sea coast, which had been inhabited by Greeks since antiquity.

    A Greek language originally from the Pontus region, southern end of the Black Sea, now spoken mostly in northern Greece.