Ispelian

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Ispelian
Ispeliano
RegionOriginally Ispelia flag.png Ispelia , now worldwide
Native speakers82 million (as of 2013)
Language familyUletarephian
Early formsIspeliano volgare
  • Ispelian
DialectsViktoriana
Vartano
Simaliano
Domenichino
Balzavino
Fortunese-Colonnese
Medico
Carlotto
Writing systemRomantian script
Signed formsSigned Franquese
Official status
Official language in
OGFL-1is
OGFL-2isp

Ispelian (in Ispelian Ispeliano) is one of the Uletarephian/Romantish languages, the official language of Ispelia and Vartasimalia. Also known as Darcodian, the official language of Darcodia, Ispelian developed a specific cultural identity after the Reconstitution process (1865). The formation of a national language with strong native characters differentiating from the Darcodian and the local dialects was at that time a priority which symbolized the unification of the country.
Major differences from the Darcodian are in the pronunciation and a minor percentage of standard vocabulary.

Local dialects are:
Vartano spoken in the southern region of Vartasimalia
Balzavino spoken in the southern eastern part of Ispelia (Avidoma)
Fortunese or Colonnese in the southern western part of Ispelia (Fortuna)
Domenichino in the northern part (Torre)
Carlotto in the center of the country
Medico (Divanto)
Simaliano in Vartasimalia's northern part (Verena and Borea)

The most significant dialect in terms of diffusion and importance given to it is the dialect spoken in the State of Vittorio (Ravigà and partly in Ludino): the Victorian dialect (Viktoriana). This language is taught in schools and granted special protection.

In the eastern part of Sandomenico (Sommariva) a small portion of the population belongs to the Karolian minority, speaking the Karolian.

The languistic and cultural differences are ricognized by the central federal government.