Languages of Andorra
The following languages are currently spoken in the Principality of Andorra.
Catalan is the only official language of Andorra. It is also the historical and traditional language of the country use...
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Catalan language
Catalan (/ˈkætəlæn/; autonym: català [kətəˈɫa] or [kataˈɫa]) is a Romance language named for its origins in Catalonia, in what is northeastern Spain and adjoining parts of France. It is the national a...
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Spanish language
Spanish (/ˈspænɪʃ/, español), also called Castilian (/kæsˈtɪliən/,  castellano ), is a Romance language that originated in the Castile region of Spain. Approximately 470 million people speak...
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Galician language
Galician (/ɡəˈlɪʃən/ or /ɡəˈlɪsi.ən/; galego [ɡaˈleɣo]) is an Indo-European language of the Western Ibero-Romance branch. It is spoken by some 2.4 million people, mainly in Galicia, an autonomous comm...
Galician language - Wikipedia
Portuguese language
Portuguese (português or, in full, língua portuguesa) is a Romance language and the sole official language of Portugal, Brazil, Mozambique, Angola, Cape Verde, Guinea-Bissau, Galicia, and São Tomé and...
Portuguese language - Wikipedia
French language
French (le français [lə fʁɑ̃sɛ] or la langue française [la lɑ̃ɡ fʁɑ̃sɛz]) is a Romance language, belonging to the Indo-European family. It descended from the spoken Latin language of the Roman Empire,...
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The 20 funniest French expressions (and how to use them)
The French don’t tell you that “you’re grumpy”...they tell you that “you’re farting sideways” (Avoir un pet de travers).
Portuguese phonology
The phonology of Portuguese can vary considerably between dialects, in extreme cases leading to difficulties in intelligibility. This article focuses on the pronunciations that are generally regarded ...
Portuguese phonology - Wikipedia
Portuguese orthography
The Portuguese orthography is based on the Latin alphabet, and makes use of the acute accent, the circumflex accent, the grave accent, the tilde, and the cedilla, to denote stress, vowel height, nasal...
Spanish orthography
Spanish orthography is the orthography used in the Spanish language. The alphabet uses the Latin script. The spelling is fairly phonemic, especially in comparison to more opaque orthographies like Eng...
Galician-Portuguese
Galician-Portuguese (Portuguese: galego-português or galaico-português, Galician: galego-portugués or galaico-portugués) or Old Portuguese, known in Galicia as Medieval Galician, was a West Ib...
Iberian Romance languages
The Iberian Romance, Ibero-Romance or simply Iberian languages are the Romance languages that developed on the Iberian Peninsula, an area consisting primarily of Spain, Portugal, Gibraltar and Andorra...
Iberian Romance languages - Wikipedia
List of Brazil state name etymologies
The names of most Brazilian states are based on Portuguese placenames, while others are based on indigenous (often Tupi–Guarani) and a few European languages.
List of Brazil state name etymologies - Wikipedia
Portuguese loanwords in Sinhala
Note: For information on the transcription used, see National Library at Calcutta romanization. Exception from the standard are the romanization of Sinhala long "ä" ([æː]) as "ää", and the non-marking...
Portuguese loanwords in Sinhala - Wikipedia
Països Catalans
The term Catalan Countries (Catalan: Països Catalans, [pəˈizus kətəˈɫans], [paˈizos kataˈlans]; Spanish: Países Catalanes; French: Pays catalans) is a direct translation into English of th...
Països Catalans - Wikipedia
Portuguese grammar
Portuguese grammar, the morphology and syntax of the Portuguese language, is similar to the grammar of most other Romance languages—especially that of Spanish, and even more so to that of Galician. It...
Language politics in Spain under Franco
Language politics in Francoist Spain centered on attempts in Spain under Franco to increase the dominance of the Spanish language (Castilian) over the other languages of Spain.The regime of Francisco ...
Language politics in Spain under Franco - Wikipedia
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil came about mostly due contact between colonial powers and the native population. Linguists study a language's lexicon for a number of reasons. Languages such as Tamil wi...
Loan words in Sri Lankan Tamil - Wikipedia
Geographic distribution of Portuguese
The following is a list of sovereign states and territories where Portuguese is an official or de facto language.
Geographic distribution of Portuguese - Wikipedia
Judaeo-Spanish
Judeo-Spanish (also Judaeo-Spanish; Judeo-Spanish: Judeoespanyol; Judeoespañol; Hebrew script: גאדינו-הספאנעל), commonly referred to as Ladino, is a Romance language derived from Old Spanish. Original...
Judaeo-Spanish - Wikipedia
Spanish language in the United States
Spanish is the second most spoken language in the United States. There are 45 million Hispanophones who speak Spanish as a first or second language in the United States, as well as six million Spanis...
Spanish language in the United States - Wikipedia
Spanish phonology
This article is about the phonology and phonetics of the Spanish language. Unless otherwise noted, statements refer to Castilian Spanish, the standard dialect used in Spain on radio and television. Fo...
Portuguese vocabulary
Most of the Portuguese vocabulary comes from Latin, since Portuguese is a Romance language. However, other languages that came into contact with it have also left their mark. In the thirteenth centur...
History of the Portuguese language
The Portuguese language developed in the Western Iberian Peninsula from Latin brought there by Roman soldiers and colonists starting in the 3rd century BC. Old Portuguese, also known as Galician-Portu...
Differences between Spanish and Portuguese
Although Portuguese and Spanish are closely related, to the point of having a considerable degree of mutual intelligibility, there are also important differences between them, which can pose difficult...
Language policy in France
France has one official language, the French language. The French government does not regulate the choice of language in publications by individuals but the use of French is required by law in commerc...
Language policy in France - Wikipedia
Hispanic America
Hispanic America or Spanish America (Spanish: Hispanoamérica) is the region comprising the Spanish-speaking nations in the Americas.These countries have significant commonalities with each other a...
Hispanic America - Wikipedia