Ladino | Judeo-Spanish

Romance Language | Jewish Language | Ottoman Language

Speakers reside primarily in Israel and Turkey; smaller populations found in the

United States,France, Greece, and the Balkans

Estimated population of Ladino speakers:

51,016 (Eberhard, Simons, & Fennig, 2022) – 100,000 (Schwarzwald, 2019)


Contributor: Bryan Kirschen

Associate Professor of Spanish and Linguistics

Binghamton University, State University of New York

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