Megleno-Romanian (vlășéște)

Megleno-Romanian is a Romance language spoken mainly in parts of Greece and the Republic of North Macedonia by about 5,000 people. The Megleno-Romanian speakers, who call themselves Vlahi, live in a few villages in the Moglena region which is partly in the Greek region of Macedonia and partly in the Republic of North Macedonia. There are also a number of speakers in Romania and Turkey.

Megleno-Romanian is similar to Romanian and Aromanian. It is considered by some as a dialect of Romanian or Aromanian. Others view it as a separate language in its own right.

Megleno-Romanian alphabet and pronunciation

Megleno-Romanian alphabet and pronunciation

Download an alphabet chart for Megleno-Romanian (Excel)


Download a chart of the Megleno-Romanian alphabet (PDF, in German)

Sample text

Ạń am un ại̯or plin di cal’ al’bi. Saldi un roș ăn mejluc tucu ạl’ clutsăi̯aști.


I have a stable full of white horses. Only one red in the middle who kicks all.


Information provided by Wolfram Siegel and Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample video in Megleno-Romanian

This video is about all varieties of Romanian. The part in Megleno-Romanian starts at 7:54.


Information about the Megleno-Romanian languageână

Megleno-Romanian dictionary

Romance languages

Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Asturian, Catalan, Corsican, Dalmatian, Emilian-Romagnol, Extremaduran, Fala, Franco-Provençal, French, Friulian, Galician, Gallo, Gascon, Genoese, Guernésiais, Istro-Romanian, Istriot, Italian, Jèrriais, Ladino, Ladin, Ligurian, Lombard, Lorrain, Megleno-Romanian, Mirandese, Moldovan, Monégasque, Mozarabic, Neapolitan, Occitan, Occitan (Auvergnat), Occitan (Languedocien), Occitan (Limousin), Occitan (Provençal), Picard, Piedmontese, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Sardinian, Sicilian, Spanish, Valencian, Venetian, Walloon

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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