Ladino

Language Data

  • Alternate names: Dzhudezmo, Haquetiya, Judeo Spanish, Judeo-Espagnol, Judezmo, Sefardi, Sephardic, Spanyol; Also, in Turkey: Dzhudezmo, Haketia, Hakitia, Judeo Spanish, Judezmo, Sefardi, Spanyol
  • Dialects: Haketia, Haketiya, Hakitia, Haquetiya, Jidyo, Judezmo, Judyo, Ladino
  • Scriptures published:
    • Bible (1829)
    • New Testament (1829)
    • Old Testament (1743 — 1873)
    • Portions (1547 — 1873)
  • Literacy: New Media. All also use Hebrew [heb]
    Second Language: No information available.
  • Primary country: Israel
  • Region: Jerusalem District; other scattered areas; used in literary and music contexts
  • Also used in: Greece, Puerto Rico, Turkey, United States
  • Religion: Jewish
  • Number of users: 112,130 (100,000 in Israel (1985); 10,000)
  • Vitality: Educational

(data from Ethnologue and other sources)