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|Native to||Russia (Republic of Karelia)|
|Region||Near northeastern shore of Lake Onega|
|Native speakers||3,000 (2007)|
|Writing system||Latin (Karelian alphabet)|
|Official language in||recognised as minority language in:
Republic of Karelia
Ludic or Ludian or Ludic Karelian (Luudi, Lyydi, or lüüdi) is a Finnic language in the Uralic language family. It is considered a transitional language between Olonets Karelian language and Veps language; Ludic originates as a northern dialect of Veps transformed under heavy Karelian influence. It is spoken by 3,000 people in the Republic of Karelia in Russia, near the northwestern shore of Lake Onega, including some child-speakers. All speakers also speak Russian.
- Законодательные акты: О государственной поддержке карельского, вепсского и финского языков в Республике Карелия
- A language of Russian Federation (Europe), "Ludian", Ethnologue, 2010.
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