Posted in Galician, Language Profiles, Romance Languages

Galician

galician

Classification: Indo-European – Italic – Romance – Western Romance – Western – Galo-Iberian – Ibero-Romance – Western – Galaicoportuguese – Galician

Number of speakers: 2,355,000 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Portugal and Spain

Varieties:

  • Eo-navian (Spain)
  • Eastern Galician (Spain)
  • Central Galician (Spain)
  • Western Galician (Portugal and Spain)
  • Fala (Spain) (Although some sources classify this variety as a dialect of Portuguese, and others as a separate language all together)

Example:

Tódolos seres humanos nacen libres e iguais en dignidade e dereitos e, dotados como están de razón e conciencia, díbense comportar fraternalmente uns cos outros.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

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