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Animated map showing language distribution in the Iberian peninsula over the last 1000 years

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https://www.duolingo.com/otsogutxi
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Sad to Basque shrink like that, but I'm happy because it's undergoing a revival:)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PauBofill
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Yep, I hope some day we have a Doulingo course for Basque. It'd be awesome.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doktorkampi
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And now you can learn three of them here in Duolingo: Catalan, Castillian (Spanish) and Portuguese.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/oskalingo
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The latest one thanks to you & your team's amazing efforts :)

I wonder which will be the fourth to appear here...?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doktorkampi
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I would say Basque, although I am in love with Occitan, the sister language of Catalan.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/oskalingo
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I am in love with Occitan

What do you love about it? Is it special features of the language, or the literature and culture (e.g. troubadours) of Occitan?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doktorkampi
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All of it. It is like... if you suddenly discover that you have a brother/sister and we find out that you have so much in common... This is how I felt when I heard a Occitan speaker for the first time.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PauBofill
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Per cert, coneixes el CAOC (Cercle d'Agermanament Occitano-Català)? Fan moltes activitats culturals i hi fan cursos d'occità ;)

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PauBofill
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That's exactly what made me want to learn learning Occitan, it's just great!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/doktorkampi
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Sí! Són els que fan la Dictada Occitana a Barcelona!!!

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/PauBofill
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Exacte! Espero poder anar a la dictada d'aquest any ara que ja el sé escriure ;) No hi hauràs anat algun cop tu, oi?

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/chilvence
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Huh, one of the more surprising things I would not have expected, Mozarabic seems like it was closer to latin than arabic.

2 years ago

https://www.duolingo.com/DrSwordopolis
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I have seen that map before, but yeah. Pretty cool stuff.

2 years ago