What Makes a Language Official?

The Welsh assembly government uphold that recent amendments to Welsh law confirm official status for the Welsh language. However, the question ‘when is a language an ”official” language’ has raised arguments with language campaigners who say that changes in the status of the language have no power in law.

The fact that the English language doesn’t have ‘”official” status either, means there is no clear definition of the workings of an official language.

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