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This article examines the role of Livonian in present-day Latvia and describes the Livonian language situation in the context of Latvia’s language situation and current sociolinguistic issues. It describes how Livonian language and culture are represented in Latvian law, along with possibilities for realising Livonian language rights, bringing attention to the Livonians as an ethnicity, and understanding issues relating to Livonian, while also describing the use of terminology in the Livonian context.

ESUKA / JEFUL. Special issue “Studies on Livonian III”. 2018.

Full article: Ina Druviete, Gunta Kļava, Lībiešu valodas loma Latvijā = The role of Livonian in Latvia from a sociolinguistic perspective [ESUKA – JEFUL 2018, 9–2]