Learn Albanian

This app helps you learn Standard Albanian which is the national language of Albania. Standard Albanian is based on the Tosk dialect, spoken in the south of the country. It is different from the Gheg dialect of Albanian spoken in the north of the country and in neighbouring Kosovo. Standard Albanian includes influences from Latin, Turkish and Slavic languages such as Bulgarian.

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Where Is It Spoken?

Albania

Kosovo

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Number Of Speakers

7,000,000

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Albanian

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Fun facts about Albanian

If you have figs in your rucksack everyone will be your friend, according to an Albanian proverb!

Albanian (also known as ‘Shqip’) is special from a linguist point of view because it doesn’t have a close sister language - it’s called an ‘isolate’.

There are about 50 villages in Italy where people have been speaking an Albanian dialect for hundreds of years.

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