Aragonese (Aragonés)

Aragonese is a Romance language spoken mainly in Aragon in Spain. The speakers are concentrated in the valleys of the Aragon River, Sobrarbe and Ribagorza. There are about 10,000 native speakers, including 500 elderly monolinguals, and some 20,000 people speak the language as a second language.

The Academy of the Aragonese Language (Academia de l'Aragonés) has developed an official orthography for Aragonese (shown below). There are a number of other orthographies.

Aragonese alphabet

Aragonese alphabet

Aragonese pronunciation

Aragonese pronunciation


Download an alphabet chart for Aragonese (Excel)

Information about the Aragonese alphabet and pronunciation compiled by Wolfram Siegel, with additional information from Michael Peter Füstumum

Sample text

Toz os ombres naxen libres y iguals en dinidat y en dreitos. Adotatos de razón y de conzenzia, deben apachar-sen unos con atros d'una manera freternal.

A recording of this text by Julijan Jovanovic


All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.
(Article 1 of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights)

Videos in and about Aragonese

Information about Aragonese | Phrases | Numbers | Tower of Babel


Information about the Aragonese languageésés

Aragonese lessons

Gramatica Basica de L'Aragonés (Basic Aragonese Grammar) - PDF

Academia de l'Aragonés

Romance languages

Aragonese, Aranese, Aromanian, Asturian, Catalan, Corsican, Dalmatian, Emilian-Romagnol, Extremaduran, Fala, Franco-Provençal, French, Friulian, Galician, Gallo, Gascon, Genoese, Guernésiais, Istro-Romanian, Istriot, Italian, Jèrriais, Ladino, Ladin, Ligurian, Lombard, Lorrain, Megleno-Romanian, Mirandese, Moldovan, Monégasque, Mozarabic, Neapolitan, Occitan, Occitan (Auvergnat), Occitan (Languedocien), Occitan (Limousin), Occitan (Provençal), Picard, Piedmontese, Portuguese, Romanian, Romansh, Sardinian, Sicilian, Spanish, Valencian, Venetian, Walloon

Languages written with the Latin alphabet

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