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  • They speak Spanish and Basque ( "euskera" or "el vasco / vascuence").

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  • I found them to be a people and a region very much like ourselves, there are those who will kick up a stink about being called 'spanish' and vice versa and then there's the bulk of people who aren't bothered either way, who will chat away in castillian spanish and won't take massive offence if you don't know how to speak euskera.

    Slugger O'Toole

  • In our particular case, the question is put in very simple terms: “Why do you write in euskera and not in Spanish or French?”

    Hayden's Ferry Review Issue 45

  • # zoe duneon 08 Jan 2008 at 10:42 pm sony is euskera for queefers.

    Why It Won’t Work « Whatever

  • And so the question “Why do you write in euskera, a language that is only spoken by 800 thousand people?” doesn’t make much sense.

    Hayden's Ferry Review Issue 45

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  • Seen that spelling too.

    July 19, 2009

  • Ooh, thanks John!

    July 14, 2009

  • I've also seen this spelled Euskara.

    July 14, 2009

  • "The Basques are enigmatic. They have lived in what is now the northwest corner of Spain and a nick of the French southwest for longer than history records, and not only is the origin of their language unknown, but the origin of the people themselves remains a mystery.... They sing their own songs and write their own literature in their own language, Euskera. Possibly Europe's oldest living language, Euskera is one of only four European languages—along with Estonian, Finnish, and Hungarian—not in the Indo-European family."

    —Mark Kurlansky, Cod: A Biography of the Fish That Changed the World (New York: Penguin, 1997), 18

    July 14, 2009