11 Facts About Aragonese language


Aragonese language, which developed in portions of the Ebro basin, can be traced back to the High Middle Ages.

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Best-known proponent of the Aragonese language was Johan Ferrandez d'Heredia, the Grand Master of the Knights Hospitaller in Rhodes at the end of the 14th century.

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Aragonese language wrote an extensive catalog of works in Aragonese and translated several works from Greek into Aragonese .

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In recent times, Aragonese language was mostly regarded as a group of rural dialects of Spanish.

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Cities and towns in which Aragonese language is spoken are Huesca, Graus, Monzon, Barbastro, Bielsa, Chisten, Fonz, Echo, Estadilla, Benasque, Campo, Sabinanigo, Jaca, Plan, Anso, Ayerbe, Broto, and El Grado.

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The Aragonese language received several linguistic rights, including its use in public administration.

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Definite article in Aragonese language has undergone dialect-related changes, with definite articles in Old Aragonese language similar to their present Spanish equivalents.

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Since 1500, Spanish has been the cultural language of Aragon; many Aragonese wrote in Spanish, and during the 17th century the Argensola brothers went to Castile to teach Spanish.

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In pre-school education, students whose parents wish them to be taught Aragonese language receive between thirty minutes to one hour of Aragonese language lessons a week.

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Subject of Aragonese language now has a fully developed curriculum in primary education in Aragon.

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Aragonese language is not currently a possible field of study for a bachelor's or postgraduate degree in any official capacity, nor is Aragonese language used as a medium of instruction.

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