Catalan

Catalan can also refer to:

  • Catalan people
  • Catalan language
  • Països Catalans, territories where Catalan is spoken
  • The Catalans is a neighborhood of Marseilles, which had a part in Alexandre Dumas' The Count of Monte Cristo as a village once settled by immigrants from Catalonia.

Persons with the surname Catalan:

  • Eugène Charles Catalan, a mathematician
  • Miguel Ángel Catalán (1894–1957), Spanish spectroscopist
  • Moses Chayyim Catalan, an Italian rabbi

Companies and organizations:

  • Catalan Communications, a publisher of graphic novels during the 1980s
  • Catalan Company (or Catalan Grand Company), a mercenary free company in 14th century Europe
  • Catalan Ornithological Institute

In mathematics:

  • Catalan number, a concept in mathematics
  • Catalan solid, a concept in mathematics
  • Catalan's conjecture, a theorem conjectured in 1844 and proven in 2002
  • Catalan's constant, mathematical constant

In politics:

  • Catalan nationalism
  • Catalan separatism

Other uses:

  • Catalán (crater), a lunar crater named for Miguel Ángel Catalán
  • Catalan (game), a card game
  • Catalan Atlas, a work of cartography in the 14th century
  • Catalans Dragons, a rugby league football club
  • Catalan forge, an early type of open-hearth furnace
  • Catalan Interpunct, an orthographic symbol
  • Catalan Opening, a chess opening
  • Catalan vault, an architectural feature (also known as a Catalan arch or a Catalan turn)
  • Catalan wine, an alternative name used in France for wine made from the Carignan grape
  • Catalan (grape), another name for the wine grape Mourvèdre

Other articles related to "catalan":

Spain's Other Languages - Catalan Names - Catalan Hypocoristics and Nicknames
... Many Catalan names are shortened to hypocoristic forms using only the final portion of the name (unlike Spanish, which mostly uses only the first portion of the name), and with a diminutive ... Thus, shortened Catalan names taking the first portion of the name are probably influenced by the Spanish tradition ... and specially since Francisco Franco's dictatorship example Catalan names are Antoni/Antònia = Toni, Tònia, Tonet Bartomeu = Tomeu Daniel = Dani Dolors = Lloll ...
Sebastià Juan Arbó
... Sebastià Juan Arbó (1902-1984) was a Catalan novelist and playwright ... He wrote in Catalan and Spanish ... member of the Association of Writers in the Catalan Language ...
Languages Of Catalonia - Statistics
... as their habitual language of use, versus 35.64% for Catalan, with 11.95% of complete bilinguals a larger number claims Catalan as "their own language" (37.25% Catalan compared to 46.53% Spanish and 8.81 ...
Languages Of Catalonia - Political and Social Issues
... Under the Franco dictatorship Catalan was, until the 1970s, excluded from the state education system and all other official and governmental use, including the prohibition of baptizing children with certain Catalan ... on a long term language policy to increase the use of Catalan and has, since 1983, enforced laws which attempt to protect, and extend, the use of Catalan ... the use of Spanish, while some other, including the Catalan government and the European Union consider the policies not only respectful, but also an example which "should be disseminated throughout the ...

Famous quotes containing the word catalan:

    It’s better that it should make you sick than that you don’t eat it at all.
    Catalan proverb, quoted in Colman Andrews, Catalan Cuisine.

    God forgives the sin of gluttony.
    Catalan proverb, quoted in Colman Andrews, Catalan Cuisine.

    The table kills more people than war does.
    Catalan proverb, quoted in Colman Andrews, Catalan Cuisine.