Languages of Portugal
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The languages of Portugal are Portuguese, Mirandese and Portuguese Sign Language. Historically, Celtic and Lusitanian were spoken in what is now Portugal.
Portuguese is practically universal in Portugal, but there are some specificities.
- Dialects of Portuguese in Portugal
- Barranquenho – In the town of Barrancos (in the border between Extremadura, Andalusia and Portugal), a dialect of Portuguese heavily influenced by Spanish is spoken, known as Barranquenho.
- Caló language – spoken by the Romani people in Portugal
- Minderico – a sociolect or argot spoken in Minde, practically extinct
- Mirandese language – A dialect of Astur-Leonese spoken in Miranda do Douro in northeastern Portugal, recognized officially as a minority language in 1999.
- Portuguese Sign Language
Other languages have been extensively spoken in the territory of modern Portugal:
- Proto-Celtic & Celtic languages
- Tartessian language
- Lusitanian language
Roman, Post-Roman and Medieval languages
- Arabic language
- Berber languages
- Germanic languages
- Latin language
- Scythian languages
- ^ "SPECIAL EUROBAROMETER 386 Europeans and their Languages" (PDF). ec.europa.eu. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-01-06.