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Catalan Inglis pronunciation: /ˈkætəlæn/[3] (autonym: català [kətəˈɫa] or [kataˈɫa]) is a Romance leid, the naitional leid o Andorrae, an co-offeecial leid o the Spaingie autonomous communities o Balearic Islands, Valencia (unner the name Valencian) an Catalonie. It is spak in the sooth-wast neuk o Fraunce an aw. It is spak an unnerstuid bi as mony as 12 million fowk.

Catalan
català
Pronunciation [kətəˈɫa] (EC) ~ [kataˈɫa] (WC)
Native tae Andorrae, Fraunce, Italy, Spain
Region See
geographic distribution o Catalan
Ethnicity Catalans
Native speakers
11.5 million (2009)[1]
Early form
Staundart forms
Catalan (regulatit bi the IEC)
Valencian (regulatit bi the AVL)
Latin (Catalan alphabet)
Catalan Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in

Latin Union


 Andorrae
 Catalonie
 Balearic Islands

 Valencie Commonty
Recognised minority
leid in
 Fraunce (non-offeecial leid
o the depairtment
o the Pyrénées-Orientales
an the ceety o Perpignan)

 Italy (offeecial leid o the comune
o Alghero in Sardinie)

 Aragon (Spain)
Regulatit bi Institut d'Estudis Catalans
Acadèmia Valenciana de la Llengua
Leid codes
ISO 639-1 ca
ISO 639-2 cat
ISO 639-3 cat
Linguasphere 51-AAA-e
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ReferencesEedit

  1. Catalan at Ethnologue (16t ed., 2009)
  2. 2.0 2.1 Some Iberian scholars may alternatively classify Catalan as Ibero-Romance/East Iberie.
  3. Laurie Bauer, 2007, The Linguistics Student’s Handbook, Edinburgh; also /kætəˈlæn/ or /ˈkætələn/[1]