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In the process of recovering and normalizing our own language, we Basques should look at certain models: that of Flanders, for example, where Flemish nationalists managed to reverse the hegemony that French enjoyed at the end of the 19th century, imposing Dutch; or that of Israel, which managed to revive a dead language such as Hebrew (this does not...
Jose Mari Pastor 2020-07-18, BERRIA. Abstract: If Euskal Herria (the Basque Nation) was an island, away from Spain, a lot of people would consider our homeland to be a colony, but being so close to Castile as it is, makes it hard to realize that. The same thing could be said about Catalonia. The Basque Parliament elections took place recently and Basque nationalism...
JOSU ALBERO. Basque Wikimedians User Group. To examine the vitality of a language, sociolinguists frequently consult an index: the Calvet barometer. This barometer measures the health of a language by means of certain parameters: the number of speakers, its official status, the weight the language carries in the educational field, the number of books published in that language, its fertility (i.e...

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