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The Basques are an ethnic group who live on the shores of the Bay of Biscay. The majority live in the Spanish state, but there are also Basque areas in France.  
 
The Basques are an ethnic group who live on the shores of the Bay of Biscay. The majority live in the Spanish state, but there are also Basque areas in France.  
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The Basque Country is known as '''Euskadi''' in Basque, '''Pays Basques''' in French and '''Pais Vasco''' in Spanish.
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==== Basque====
  
 
The Basque Language (Euskera) is arguably one of the oldest in Europe, and unlike the vast majority of other European languages is not part of the Indo-European family. In fact it is not known to be related to any other living language.  
 
The Basque Language (Euskera) is arguably one of the oldest in Europe, and unlike the vast majority of other European languages is not part of the Indo-European family. In fact it is not known to be related to any other living language.  
  
==== French ====
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==== French ====
  
 
The French language can be found in many records in the French controlled part of the Basque country.  
 
The French language can be found in many records in the French controlled part of the Basque country.  
  
==== Spanish ====
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==== Spanish ====
  
 
The Spanish language (Castillian) can be found in many records in the Spanish controlled part of the Basque country.  
 
The Spanish language (Castillian) can be found in many records in the Spanish controlled part of the Basque country.  
  
==== Latin ====
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==== Latin ====
  
 
The Latin language can be found in many older records in Basque areas, and was widely used in medieval times.  
 
The Latin language can be found in many older records in Basque areas, and was widely used in medieval times.  
  
== External links ==
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== External links ==
  
 
*[http://www.buber.net/Basque/Euskara/ Buber's Basque Page]  
 
*[http://www.buber.net/Basque/Euskara/ Buber's Basque Page]  

Revision as of 14:59, 25 August 2010

The Basques are an ethnic group who live on the shores of the Bay of Biscay. The majority live in the Spanish state, but there are also Basque areas in France.

The Basque Country is known as Euskadi in Basque, Pays Basques in French and Pais Vasco in Spanish.

Basque

The Basque Language (Euskera) is arguably one of the oldest in Europe, and unlike the vast majority of other European languages is not part of the Indo-European family. In fact it is not known to be related to any other living language.

French

The French language can be found in many records in the French controlled part of the Basque country.

Spanish

The Spanish language (Castillian) can be found in many records in the Spanish controlled part of the Basque country.

Latin

The Latin language can be found in many older records in Basque areas, and was widely used in medieval times.

External links