Judaeo-Spanish is a Romance language, derived mainly from Old Castilian (Spanish). Speakers are exclusively Sephardic Jews. In popular usage, the language is often called Ladino. Unlike Old Spanish, Judaeo-Spanish has a /x/ phoneme taken over from Hebrew. Judaeo-Spanish is normally - like Hebrew and Yiddish - written with the Hebrew alphabet.
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