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Yiddish

Yiddish (ייִדיש ,יידיש or אידיש) is a Germanic language spoken by the Ashkenazi Jewish people. It is written in Hebrew script, and mixes a Germanic base with elements of Hebrew, Aramaic, Slavic and Romance languages.

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Sicilian

The Sicilian language (Sicilianu or Siculu), also known as Calabro-Sicilian, is a Romance language spoken in Sicily and the south of the Italic peninsula.
Sicilian has the olderst literary tradition of the Italic languages.

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Judeo-Spanish

Judeo-Spanish, also called Djudezmo or Ladino, is a language derived from Old Spanish, with vocabulary fom Hebrew and Aramaic, and elements from the other Romance languages of the Iberian peninsula. Spoken by Sephardim Jewish people in more than 30 countries (most of them in Israel and the former Ottoman Empire), it’s recognised as a minority language in Bosnia and Herzegovina, Israel, France and Turkey.

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Quechua

Quechua is a group of two closely related languages spoken in the Andes (Peru, Argentina, Bolivia, Chile, Colombia and Ecuador). It was the lingua franca of the Inca empire.

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Neapolitan

Neapolitan, (’o n)napulitano, is the Romance language spoken in much of southern continental Italy. It’s named after the Kingdom of Naples, which once covered most of this area.

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Rusyn

Rusyn (русиньска бесїда or русиньскый язык), or Carpatho-Rusyn, is an Eastern Slavic language spoken by the Rusyn people from the region of Central and Eastern Euope administratedly divided in the Transcarpathian Region (Ukraine), northeastern Slovakia, Vojvodina (Serbia), southeastern Poland, Hungary, and northern Maramureș (Romania).

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Tamazight

The Tamazight languages are a family of similar and closely related languages and dialects indigenous to North Africa. Originally written in the Tifinagh alphabet (which Amazigh activists are going back to), Tamazight has historically also been written in other alphabets like the Latin and Arabic ones.