In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
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- His is a thesis that coastal peoples Celts, Bretons, and Galicians, to name a few from Iceland to Gibraltar had more in common with one another than they did with their inland kin.
- The Catalans followed in 1983 and the Galicians in 1984.
- This involved in particular the Basques, the Bretons, the Galicians, the Catalans, the Occitanians, the Welsh and the the Irish.
- Leeds United would recall how only the frame of the goal prevented the Galicians from threatening something similar after a 3-deficit from the first leg of their 2000-1 quarter-final.
- The Galicians are descended from Spain's second wave of Celtic invaders (from the British Isles and western Europe) who came across the Pyrenees mountains in about 400 BC.
- Most Galicians will go home for lunch and have a large meal followed by a period of relaxation.
- His complaints may, in fact, reflect an Iberian phenomenon - the enslavement of Basques and Galicians - which he transplanted to France.
- Spanish communities in the United States, in keeping with their strong regional identification in Spain, have established centers for Galicians, Asturians, Andalucians, and other such groups.
- Vigo beat the European champions AC Milan in the last group game to seal their knockout place and the Galicians should give Arsenal a stiff test, especially in Vigo itself.
- Like their neighbors in other parts of Spain, the vast majority of Galicians are Roman Catholic.
- It is what gives lie to the delusion the Basques - and the Catalans and some Galicians - have that they are culturally different from their Iberian neighbours.
- Before the trip to northern Spain for the return leg against the Galicians, Celtic have to face Hibernian on Wednesday night and then Rangers at Ibrox on Saturday.
- The Galicians themselves believe their most characterful wine comes from Condado de Salvatierra and El Rosal, bordering the River Miño and the Portuguese frontier.
- Cape Bretoners, Galicians, Basques and Quebecois will all be arriving.
- The transplanted Irish tradition flowered in New York, that of the Galicians in Cuba.
- And Galicians are the mean, but hardworking type, not the let's do-fiesta-all-night-long type.
- The other groups are the Galicians, Basques, Catalans, Levante, and Andalusians.
- Dionika was started up by a Galician named Juan Blanco, who came to Scotland as a fish buyer.
- Since the death of Franco, a Galician not particularly sympathetic to his native land, the regional language and literature have undergone a revival that patriotic commentators compare to the golden age of the troubadours.
- They have been joined by three other Spanish groups, the Basques, Galicians and Valencians who also want their languages officially recognised.
- The Romans also bequeathed Galicia a precious gift, its two languages: Spanish, which is now spoken by over 400 million people worldwide, and Galician, spoken by some 2.8 million people.
- Portuguese is a Romance language that is most closely related to the Spanish dialect Galician.
- During the Franco years, effectively Catalan, Galician and Basque didn't exist, weren't allowed to be spoken or used in any public manner at all, or taught.
- The European Union also granted semiofficial status Monday to three other regional languages: Basque, Catalan and Galician.
- Similar examples can also be found in Catalan, Galician, Portuguese, Romanian, Sardinian; and Spanish.
- Sue wanted the girls to learn classic Castilian - the most widely used form of Spanish - versus Catalan, Galician, or Basque.
- No complete translation of Shakespeare into Galician has been produced so far, the various versions being either individual attempts or providing the scripts for stage performance in that language.
- Catalan broadcasts reach into the linguistically-related Occitan areas of France, and Galician can be heard in northern Portugal.
- One of the oddest feature of the cantigas is that, though they were composed and sung at court, their language is provincial Galician - the language subsequently Latinised to constitute the Portuguese of Luís de Camões.
- Catalan, Basque and Galician received a different status which stops short of recognising them as official languages.
- It's written in Galician, a dialect of Spanish.
- Chus Pato (photo, right) was born in Ourense, Galicia (an autonomous community in Spain) and is the most radical and important poet in Galician today.
- Castilian is a Romance (Latin-based) language, as are most of the other regional languages, including Catalan and Galician.
- The couple are now finalising the purchase of a three-bedroom house near Muros, a pretty fishing village not far from Finisterre, or Fisterra - Galician for Land's End.
- You're invited to travel through our language's history, read its main facts, learn how some English words are said in Galician and visit other webs of interest about this subject.
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