Judaeo-Catalan

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Judaeo-Catalan
Catalanic
קטלאנית יהודית
Region Catalonia
Extinct (date missing)
Language codes
ISO 639-3 None (mis)
Glottolog None

Judaeo-Catalan (Hebrew: קטלאנית יהודית‎; Catalan: judeocatalà, IPA: [ʒuˌðewkətəˈɫa]), also called Catalanic or Qatalanit (Hebrew: קאטאלנית‎; Catalan: catalànic or qatalanit), was a Jewish language spoken by the Jews in Northeastern Spain, especially in Catalonia, Valencia and the Balearic Islands.

Linguistically, it shared many features in common with early Judaeo-Provençal. However, historically, ethnically, and politically, speakers of Judaeo-Catalan were long distinct from Judaeo-Provençal, mostly as a result of the Moorish conquest of Iberia. The golden age of Judaeo-Catalan was between the early 12th century and 1492, when the Jews were expelled from Spain by Alhambra Decree.

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  1. ^ "Jewish Languages - European". Mishkan.com. Retrieved 2017-01-19. 
  2. ^ "judeocatalà | enciclopèdia.cat". Enciclopedia.cat (in Catalan). Retrieved 2017-01-19.