Comasco-Lecchese dialects

Native toItaly
Native speakers
300,000[citation needed]
Language codes
ISO 639-3

The group of dialects Comasco-Lecchese is part of the Western Lombard language and is spoken in the province of Como and province of Lecco, especially around the capital cities and north of them. In other parts of this provinces, other Western Lombard varieties are spoken (Brianzoeu and Bustocco-Legnanese).

The most important dialects are:

  • Comasco (spoken in the city and suburbs of Como)
  • Laghée (spoken on the lake coast north to the city)
  • Intelvese (spoken in Val d'Intelvi)
  • Vallassinese (various subdialects spoken in the Vallassìna valley)
  • Lecchese (spoken in the city and suburbs of Lecco)
  • Valsassinese (spoken in the Valsàssina valley)