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Title: The German Language in Belgium. A minority language, however, not endangered of extinction
Author: Guido Josef Oebel
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Institution: Saga National University
Linguistic Field: Sociolinguistics
Subject Language: German
Subject LANGUAGE Family: Germanic
Abstract: This paper deals with the specific situation of the German speaking minority in the officially trilingual nation Belgium. Although the German speaking community in Belgium comprises only approximately 70,000 speakers and despite their integration in the French speaking province of Liege their autonomous linguistic rights do not seem to be called into question.
Type: Individual Paper
Status: Completed
Venue: Saga University Press
Publication Info: Journal of the Faculty of Culture and Education Saga University, Volume 7, Number 1, pp. 169-182


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