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Learn Sicilian

Sicilian is a Romance language with lots of similarities in grammar and vocabulary, making it easier to pick up one if you've learnt another. The Latin-based Romance languages are mostly spoken in the area of the former Western Roman Empire. However, many are now also spoken beyond Europe, including Portuguese in Brazil, Spanish in Latin America, and French in many parts of Africa. So maybe you’ll be tempted to learn more than one?§

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Where Is It Spoken?

Italy

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Romance

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Fun facts about Sicilian

The Sicilian word ‘azzizzari’ - to embellish/adorn - comes from the Arabic word ‘aziz’ - beautiful.

A Sicilian proverb goes: There’s two types of powerful, those who own too much and those who don’t own a thing - Du’ su’ i putenti, cu avi assà e cu nun avi nenti.

Mathematician Archimedes was born and lived in Sicily.

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