Category Archives: Griko

Travel among Endangered Languages in Europe: Griko dialect (III)

Finally, we met two very interesting guys who joined us specifically to speak about the issues around Griko Language. One of them, who is a paeditric, belongs to the only family left in Bova Marina whose younger members still speak … Continue reading

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Travel among Endangered Languages in Europe: Griko dialect (II)

This Calabrian Griko language is spoken in nine villages of the Calabria Region: Bova Superiore, Roghudi, Gallicianò, Chorìo di Roghudi and Bova Marina, as well as four districts in the city of Reggio Calabria, but its population is significantly smaller, supposedly around … Continue reading

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Travel among Endangered Languages in Europe: Griko dialect (I)

A couple of years ago we visited the Italian region of Calabria and Salento in Italy. We were looking for an endangered language called Griko dialect which is spoken in this part of Italy. There are two different hypothesis that … Continue reading

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