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2017 | 99 | 2 | 263-278
Article title

K jazykové situaci ve Valencii

Content
Title variants
EN
The Language Situation in Valencia
Languages of publication
CS
Abstracts
EN
The article focuses on the language situation in Valencia, an important autonomous community of Spain. There are two official languages: Castilian as a language of the whole of Spain (i.e. Spanish) and Valencian as the Valencian people’s language proper. The paper describes the relations between Spanish and Valencian both from a linguistic and a socio-political point of view and offers a statistical summary of the use of both languages in the territory of the Valencian Community. Two tendencies important for the future of Valencia are discussed, a tendency to use “countrywide” Spanish and a tendency to preserve Valencian (the latter tendency is frequently based on respect for tradition as well as on personal decisions). In addition, the article considers relations between Valencian and Catalan.
Contributors
author
  • Departament de Filologia i Cultures Europees, Universitat Jaume I, kotatkov@uji.es
References
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Publication order reference
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