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Albanian

Albanian is used primarily in Republic of Albania and parts of Kosovo & the Republic of Macedonia.

Entries below:  Arbëreshë, Arvanitika, Gheg, Literary, and Tosk


top Arbëresh Albanian

Arbëresh Albanian is used by the Arbëreshë ethnic community living in southern Italy.

1) Ku isht dhoma jime?

2) Ku isht plazhi?

3) Ku isht bari?   or
3) Ku isht kafeu?   or
3) Ku isht klubi?

4) Mos më prek kështu!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue

Alternate names for Arbëresh Albanian include Arbëreshë, Arbërisht, and Arbërishte



top Arvanitika Albanian (also known as Arvanitic)

Arvanitika Albanian is used by Arvanites in parts of Greece.

[Arvanitika Albanian]

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue



top Gheg / Geg Albanian

1) Ku asht dhoma jeme?

2) Ku asht plazhi?

3) Ku asht klubi?

4) Mos më prek kshtu!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue



top Literary Albanian

Albania's official langauge is based on a unification of Tosk and Gheg.

1) Ku është dhoma ime?

2) Ku është plazhi?

3) Ku është klubi?

4) Mos më prek kështu!

Language information at Wikipedia



top Tosk Albanian

1) Ku është dhoma ime?

2) Ku është plazha?

3) Ku është bari?

4) Mos më prek kështu!

Language information at Wikipedia and Ethnologue



Writing system information at Omniglot

Alternate names for Albanian include Tosk, Arnaut, Shkip, Shqip, Skchip, Shqiperë, Zhgabe, Geg, Gheg, Shopni, Guegue, and Gege


The four essential
travel phrases in English:

1) Where is my room?
2) Where is the beach?
3) Where is the bar?
4) Don't touch me there!
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