Language of the Day for 12 February 2019


Mirandese [mwl]

A language of
Population Full
15,000 (2000). 10,000 use it regularly, 5,000 when they return to the area. 2,000 Sendinese in Sendim Vila.
2 (Provincial). Statutory language of provincial identity in 4 municipalities, northeast Portugal (1999, Law No. 7-99 of 29 January).
Language Use
Officially recognized since 1999, has gained some presence in education, media and public life since then (2007). Children 6 to 16 required to study it in school; voluntary for ages 16 to 19.
Language Development
Bible portions: 2011.
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