Language Fact of the Day…

A dialect of Welsh, known as Patagonian Welsh, is spoken in Argentina. Welsh settlers first arrived in the Patagonia in 1865, when they felt that their culture and language was at threat in their native country. It is estimated that around 5,000 – 12,000 people speak Patagonian Welsh as their first language, with a further 25,000 speaking it as their second language.

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