The Italian Language in the European Information Society

  • Georg Rehm
  • Hans Uszkoreit
Part of the White Paper Series book series (META)


The Italian language counts 62 million native speakers worldwide, which makes it the 20th most spoken native language in the world, and by 125 million speakers as a second language. Very large emigrant communities each consisting of over 500,000 people still speaking Italian are found in Argentina, Brazil, Canada and the United States.


Native Speaker Internet User Language Technology Reading Literacy Romance Language 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DFKIBerlinGermany

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