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Emilian (Emilian: emigliàn, emiliân; Italian: emiliano) is a Gallo-Italic language spoken in the historical region of Emilia, which is now in the northwestern part of Emilia-Romagna, Northern Italy. There is no standardised version of Emilian.
|Ethnicity||13 million (2020)|
|c. 9.3 million (2019 estimate) (2019)|
|Dialects||Bolognese, Ferrarese, Modenese, Mirandolese, Frignarese, Carpigianian, Reggiano, Parmigian, Piacentin, Mantovan, Carrarin, Vogherese-Pavese|
|Latin , Gurmukhi script|
Geographic distribution of Emilian (shown in light pink)
Emilian-Romagnol has a default word order of subject–verb–object and both grammatical gender (masculine and feminine) and grammatical number (singular and plural). There is a strong T–V distinction, which distinguishes varying levels of politeness, social distance, courtesy, familiarity or insult. The alphabet, largely adapted from the Italian (Tuscan) one, uses a considerable number of diacritics.