La situación sociolingüística de la lengua vasca hoy: País Vasco y Navarra

Maitena Etxebarria


Basque Country is a territory that occupies the northern part of the Iberian Peninsula, bordering the Bay of Bizkaia. In the nineteenth century was not lacking in the Basque Country who predicted that the Basque language not reach the twentieth century. In the twentieth century there was also reiterating such a forecast, but deferring the XXI century. Apart from such apocalyptic omens, it is clear that the Basque language, rather the community of speakers expressed in Basque, registered over recent decades major breakthroughs in order not only to survive, but to revitalization.


Sociolinguistics; Languages in contact; Basque language; Bilingualism; Language Policy

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DOI: 10.6092/issn.2036-0967/5937

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