Pronunciation[ˈlətsəbuə̯jəʃ] (About this soundlisten)
Native toLuxembourg; Saarland and north-west Rhineland‑Palatinate, Germany; Arelerland and Saint-Vith district, Belgium; Moselle department, France
RegionWestern Europe
Native speakers
c. 390,000 (2010)[1]
Latin (Luxembourgish alphabet)
Luxembourgish Braille
Official status
Official language in
Recognised minority
language in
 Belgium (recognised by the French Community of Belgium)
Language codes
ISO 639-3ltz
The area where Luxembourgish (pale indigo) and other dialects of Moselle Franconian (medium indigo) are spoken. The internal isogloss for words meaning "of", i.e. op and of is also shown (Standard German: auf).
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Luxembourgish, Luxemburgish[3] (ʃ/ LUK-səm-bur-gish),[3] Letzeburgesch[4] (ʃ/ GESH or ʃ/ LETS(-ə)-bur-gish)[4] (Luxembourgish: Lëtzebuergesch), or Luxembourgian[5] is a West Germanic language that is spoken mainly in Luxembourg. About 390,000 people speak Luxembourgish worldwide.[1]

As a standard form of the Moselle Franconian language, Luxembourgish has similarities with other varieties of High German and the wider group of West Germanic languages. The status of Luxembourgish as an official language in Luxembourg and the existence there of a regulatory body,[6] has removed Luxembourgish, at least in part, from the domain of Standard German, its traditional Dachsprache.

Other Languages
Afrikaans: Luxemburgs
azərbaycanca: Lüksemburq dili
Bân-lâm-gú: Luxembourg-gí
беларуская (тарашкевіца)‎: Люксэмбурская мова
Boarisch: Luxnbuagisch
brezhoneg: Luksembourgeg
català: Luxemburguès
čeština: Lucemburština
Cymraeg: Lwcsembwrgeg
davvisámegiella: Luxemburggagiella
euskara: Luxenburgera
Fiji Hindi: Luxembourgish
français: Luxembourgeois
Gàidhlig: Lucsamburgais
客家語/Hak-kâ-ngî: Luxembourg-ngî
Bahasa Indonesia: Bahasa Luksemburg
interlingua: Lingua luxemburgese
íslenska: Lúxemborgíska
kernowek: Lushaborgek
kriyòl gwiyannen: Liksanbourjwa
Lëtzebuergesch: Lëtzebuergesch
Limburgs: Luxembörgs
lingála: Liluksamburg
Bahasa Melayu: Bahasa Luxembourg
Mìng-dĕ̤ng-ngṳ̄: Luxembourg-ngṳ̄
Dorerin Naoero: Dorerin Ruketemburg
Nederlands: Luxemburgs
Nedersaksies: Luxembörgs
norsk nynorsk: Luxemburgsk
Novial: Luxemburgum
occitan: Luxemborgés
олык марий: Люксембург йылме
پنجابی: لکسمبورگی
Papiamentu: Luxemburges
Simple English: Luxembourgish language
slovenčina: Luxemburčina
slovenščina: Luksemburščina
srpskohrvatski / српскохрватски: Luksemburški
svenska: Luxemburgiska
Taqbaylit: Taluksemburgit
татарча/tatarça: Люксембург теле
Türkçe: Lüksemburgca
ئۇيغۇرچە / Uyghurche: ليۇكسېمبۇرگ تىلى
vepsän kel’: Lüksemburgan kel'
Tiếng Việt: Tiếng Luxembourg
吴语: 卢森堡语
粵語: 盧森堡文
Zazaki: Luksemburgki
中文: 卢森堡语