• Language: Faetar
  • Alternate names: Faetano, Faetar-Cigliàje, Faetano-Cellese
  • Language code: dfrpf
  • Language family: Indo-European, Classical Indo-European, Italic, Latino-Faliscan, Latinic, Imperial Latin, Romance, Italo-Western Romance, Western Romance, Shifted Western Romance, Northwestern Shifted Romance, Gallo-Rhaetian, Langues d'oïl, Francoprovencalic
  • Dialect of: Franco-Provençal
  • Number of speakers:
  • Script: Latin script.

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    Faetar is a Franco-Provençal language that is spoken in two small communities in Foggia, Italy: Faeto and Celle di San Vito, as well as émigré communities in Ontario, Canada.

    Although Faetar shares many similarities with other varieties of Franco-Provençal, as well as Italian, it is distinct from both. Because Faeto and Celle di San Vito have been isolated from the rest of Italy by Daunian mountains, and also due to the influence of Irpinian dialects, Faetar has evolved and changed over the centuries into a distinct language.

    The Arpitan Verb