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  About Valencia Travel Guide, Valencian Community, Spain
Valencia is identified with the Mediterranean Sea because the culture deriving from the old Mare Nostrum is manifest in its patterns of social behaviour.
It is the administrative capital of the Valencian community and the centre of the reagion of L'Horta.
It is the most densely populated town in the Valencian community as it is encircled by a wide belt of medium-sezed municipal districts which form an unbroken built-up area with an average density of 1,600 inhabitants per square kilometre.
www.aboutvalencia.com   (555 words)

  Valencian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Valencian is also the name used by linguists to identify one of the most important dialectal varieties within the Catalan language spoken in central and southern Valencia.
According to the "Law of Use and Education of Valencian" approved in 1982, Valencian is the Land of Valencia's own language, and its citizens have the right to know it and to use it, both orally and in written form, in private or public instances.
Valencian is the only modern variant that articulates etymological final [r] in all contexts, although this cannot be generalized since there are valencian sub-dialects which do not articulate the final [r] or only articulate it in some contexts.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Valencian   (2266 words)

 Catalan language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
In fact, Northern Valencian (spoken in the Castelló province and Matarranya valley, a strip of Aragon) is more similar to the Catalan of the lower Ebro basin (spoken in southern half of Tarragona province and another strip of Aragon) than to apitxat Valencian (spoken in the area of L'Horta, in the province of Valencia).
Valencian has often been seen as a dialect of Catalan due to their mutual intelligibility, and because it was the Catalan who brought their language there when they conquered the land of Valencia (although some people argue that Valencian didn't evolve from North-Western Catalan at all.
Valencian and Catalan have fewer differences from one another than do American English and English English (that is, the English of England), although this is partially because the English phonetical system is much more complex than that of Catalan.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Catalan_language   (2647 words)

Valencian is the official name of the Catalan language spoken in the Valencian Country[?] or Comunidad Valenciana, in Spain.
Valencian is the only modern Catalan variant that preserves final [r] final in all contexts
Septentrional Valencian shares some features with Catalan of the Tortosa area, in the province of Tarragona.
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/va/Valencian.html   (317 words)

 The Dutch Valencian
It was around this time the Valencian, as if in an effort to escape, once and for all, the upheaval, which, by now, was commensurable with its progress, found a new home.
The Valencian’s nomadic history extends across the Atlantic Ocean and most of Europe, it spans over twelve centuries and is graduated by some of the World’s greatest upheavals, depicted by artists of the highest order, documented by poets’ renown.
The Valencian comes in a fair range of colours-blue bar, chequer, fl, grizzle, dun, brown, ash red, white and the ‘gold necks’ that are faded blue.
www.geocities.com /glasgowfeather/dutchval.htm   (1122 words)

 The Valencian language today, syntetic study - Josep Maria Guinot
The Valencian language is the “Valencian”, that speaks Valencian people, better said, that it’s spoken in the most parts of the provinces of Castello, Valencia and Alacant, transfered honestly and without hoaxes to the literarian level.
The recent modernisation of the orthographic rules of the Valencian language, done by the section of Language and Literature of the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture, it was necessary, because the Castellon rules of 1932 are not according to the Valencian phonetics and it needed a reform, for its errors and disadvantages.
In Valencian is not admitted this particle in negative sentences, comminative or interrogative.
www.valencian.org /angles/guinot.htm   (7335 words)

 Links, Institutions and Resources about Valencian language
CJAV is a group that connects 32 juvenile associations, in the Valencian area, which are dedicated to preserving and promoting Valencian language and culture.
Students association of the Technical University of Valencia (UPV) that fights for the use of the Valencian language in the university.
Valencian cultural association founded in 1977 to protect the Valencian language and culture.
www.valencian.org /angles/vallinks.htm   (824 words)

 Historical Flags (Valencian Community, Spain)
It is written in Valencian, though (a Catalan dialect or a Catalan-like language, depending whom you ask...).
Again in Valencian, but the drawings are self-explanatory and the argument is that the original (gonfalon-like) royal flag (Senyera Reial) was allegedly unproperly restored in the 19th century, when it was cut into a swallowtailed flag and (because of the resulting short fly) a blue decorative hoist band added to it.
Later the background derived to blue (near 1850) and finally was adopted as blue by the Autonomous Community, to establish a difference with the Catalan flag.
www.crwflags.com /fotw/flags/es-vc_hi.html   (1008 words)

Indeed, in the Valencian Country, it is not possible to overlook the fact that the linguistic conflict has not yet been resolved.
The situation of the use of Valencian at the Sagunt Town Council according to the results of the Indexplà analyses is still far from offering the minimum capacity for guaranteeing the normal (co-official) use of the Valencian language by the employees and by the institution.
In Sagunt-City the use of Valencian is decreasing according to the local census for the years 1986, 1991 and the 1998 study.
www6.gencat.net /llengcat/noves/hm03estiu/a_sagunt3_3.htm   (956 words)

The careful, scholarly work of many Valencian sociolinguists contrasts with the flag-waving tone of the Valencian Country's Autonomous regional government, eager to show the population's increased ability to read and write their own language, as irrefutable proof of the success of the official language policy that has been implemented.
No one would dispute the importance of the city of Valencia in relation to the overall Valencian territory, given the city's demographic weight, geographic situation, political importance, etc. This state of affairs is not unconnected with the interest and curiosity which its sociolinguistic dynamics have aroused among scholars.
Some 14% of the students could not speak the language, and the school system is far and away the setting where the subjects in the sample (50%) most came into contact with the language, absent as it is from their daily lives.
www6.gencat.net /llengcat/noves/hm03primavera/catalana/a_conill1_3.htm   (1627 words)

"The two official languages of the Autonomous Community are the Valencian and the Castilian.
Everyone has the right to know and use them.".
The old Kingdom of Valencia was set up as an Autonomous Community in 1982, and the Law for the linguistic normalization of the Valencian language was approved on 23 November, 1983 (B.O.E. 20, of 20 January, 1984).
www.sispain.org /english/language/language/valencia   (80 words)

 Search Results for "Valencian"
Although consecrated in 1667, it was completed only in 1813 by Valencian sculptor Manuel Tolsa.
...John Ruffo, one of the magistrates of Cordova, and the Monserrato of Christopher de Virnes, a Valencian poet.
...or turret that stood in the midst of the place, under the command of Don John Zanoguera, a Valencian gentleman and famous soldier, was yielded upon composition; and...
www.bartleby.com /cgi-bin/texis/webinator/sitesearch?FILTER=&query=Valencian   (256 words)

Valencian is considered as the native language of the Valencia Region within Spain, where it holds the status of joint official language, together with Spanish.
Almost 94% of Valencians claim to understand Valencian, whilst 78% are able to speak and read in Valencian.
Once the translation process is finished, each text is proofread by our team of proofreaders in order to guarantee that the final document is of the highest quality.
www.dixon.es /en/spanish_valencian_translation.htm   (207 words)

 Terralingua -- resources for Valencian
Legal status — the "Statute of Autonomy of the Valencian Community" (1982) specifies that the official languages of the region are Valencian and Castilian.
In 1983 a "Use and Teaching of Valencian Act" was passed to encourage and spread the use of the language.
Almost half (54.5%) the Valencian population speaks Valencian; it is the mother tongue of the 39% of the Valencians; 88.2% of the population understand it, but only 17.2% can easily read it and write it.
www.terralingua.org /Valencian.html   (1327 words)

 University Lectures on “Autonomic Statute of the Valencian Community: 20 Years
This relevant fact in the lifes of the Valencian citizens deserves to be properly remembered from the several institutions.
A reflexion on the past, present and future of our self government and its basic legal-political instrument as it is the Statute is, within the framework of the university and academic sphere, unavoidable.
This is the reason why the Area of Constitutional Law, assigned to the University of Alicante's Department of State Legal Studies has envisaged the organisation of several university lectures on 4, 5 and 6 March 2002 to discuss this matter.
www.ua.es /en/novedades/comunicados/2002/jornadas_estatuto/estatuto_cv.html   (809 words)

 Teaching in Valencian - Infant Schools / Ayuntamiento de Alicante
It has been said that it is good for children who do not speak Valencian to come into contact with it at a very early age, given that the younger the children are, the easier it is to learn and master a new language.
The final aim is to give the children the possibility of using Valencian and Spanish at the same level.
The continuity of Valencian during the 2nd cycle of infant and primary education.
www.alicante-ayto.es /ingles/schools/valenciano.html   (228 words)

 Ethnologue 14 report for language code:CLN
Benasquese and Aiguavivan people live in isolated valleys and have a distinct phonology from their neighbors.
Central Catalan has about 90% to 95% inherent intelligibility to speakers of Valencian (R.A. Hall, Jr., 1989).
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=CLN   (313 words)

 Valencian Language
It's the diffusive organ of the studies of philology and Valencian linguistics.
The RACV nowadays represents to the valencian language in the international languages fair "Expolingua" in Madrid, (Spain).
The RACV is the normative institution for the authenticate valencian.
www.orbilat.com /Web_Links/Links-Valencian.html   (646 words)

 Links related to Valencian language
In 1981 its normative proposals for codifying the Valencian language were passed by the new Valencian Autonomous Government, thus being the first oficial norm for written Valencian in history.
Association born in 1986 to suport the activities and cultural tasks of the Royal Academy of Valencian Culture, mainly the promotion of the Valencian language and culture.
It is also devoted to popularizing valencianism and the Valencian language and culture.
www.aellva.org /e_enllacos.htm   (609 words)

 LANGUAGES: Spanish, Catalan, Valencian   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Both Valencia and the Balearic Islands speak Catalan, although Valencians in particular vehemently deny it.
It discusses the slight differences between Catalan and Valencian and proposes that the language be called Catalan-Valencian.
It is just as though Spanish and English were referred to by the names of all the countries where they are spoken.
www.stanford.edu /group/wais/Language/language_spanishcatalanvalencian62002.html   (489 words)

 VeggieTalk » Easy Dinner: Valencian Rice and Red Beans
Valencian Rice and Red Beans is a classic Spanish dish; I’ve had the recipe hanging about in my notes for years but it has never made its way into any of my books.
The entire meal can be made in the time it takes to cook the rice.
Valencian Rice and Red Beans would also go well with roasted asparagus and a salad of mixed baby greens with cucumbers, orange sections, and walnuts.
blog.vegkitchen.com /2006/05/valencian-red-beans-and-rice   (473 words)

The discussion about Valencian being put in or not or being a dialect or not is an ongoing discussion, like there are others (PT Portugues vs. BR Portuguese).
I mean, Valencian is more different from Catalan than other Catalan dialects (well, since there's more lilkely to be more specialists in Valencian than in Central Catalan, Alguer Catalan or Northern Catalan, right?).
That's not true: Valencian is almost the same as the Catalan spoken in Lleida and in Tortosa and in Aragon, some people which are not experts could not tell the difference between someone from Tortosa and another from Castelló, for example.
www.msghelp.net /showthread.php?tid=28547   (1561 words)

 Valencian language boom   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Gandia education committee says there is a rising demand for school children to be taught entirely in the Valencian language.
Gandia's eight state schools applied to the regional government to incorporate the ‘Programme of Teaching in Valencian’ as the only teaching method for children of three years of age and upwards last year.
However, this could change in the future as 58.7 per cent of parents enrolling their children are requesting that lessons be taught solely in Valencian.
www.thinkspain.com /news-spain/4918   (324 words)

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Its situation, surface and physical features have made that a different culture and traditions have remained in it; culture and traditions clearly differenciated from the rest of the country.
All topics for discussion relevant to the Valencian people are appropriate but would include, not exclusively: Valencian language Valencian history Valencian literature, music and Arts Valencian customs and traditions Valencian politics Valencian economy Valencian nature The primary languages of soc.culture.valencian will be Valencian and Spanish.
All topics for discussion relevant to the Valencian people are appropriate but would include, not exclusively: Valencian language Valencian history Valencian literature, music and Arts Valencian customs and traditions Valencian politics Valencian economy Valencian nature The primary language of soc.culture.valencian will be English.
www.faqs.org /ftp/usenet/news.announce.newgroups/soc/soc.culture.valencian   (2888 words)

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