Spain's Other Languages
The official recognition of Spain's other written languages — Catalan, Basque, and Galician — legally allowed the autonomous communities to re-establish their vernacular social identity, including the legal use of personal names in the local languages and written traditions — banned since 1938 — sometimes via the re-spelling of names from Castilian Spanish to their original languages.
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