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LANGUAGE > LANGUAGES > NATIONAL LANGUAGES

Preferred term

NATIONAL LANGUAGES  

Definition

  • A LANGUAGE WHICH IS A SOURCE OR SIGN OF IDENTITY FOR A NATION. POTENTIALLY DISTINGUISHED FROM AN OFFICAL LANGUAGE, E.G. UNTIL THE MID-1980S LUXEMBOURG HAD TWO OFFICAL LANGUAGES (FRENCH AND GERMAN) BUT THE NATIONAL LANGUAGE WAS THEN, AS IT IS NOW, LUXEMBOURGISH.

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History note

  • TERM CREATED MARCH 2003

Identifier

  • urn:ddi:int.cessda.elsst:68985983-3668-4dbe-8d03-4f5592a076c8:3

Date issued

  • 2022-09-20

DEFINITION SOURCE

  • CODL

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https://elsst.cessda.eu/id/3/68985983-3668-4dbe-8d03-4f5592a076c8

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