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Cantabrian (Montañés)

Cantabrian language or Mountain language is the name received the language used in the West of Cantabria and some zones of the Valley of Pas and the Valley of Soba, in its Eastern zone, all in Northern Spain.

It is a transition language that can be considered either a dialect of Asturian, an ancient dialect of Castilian, or an independent Romance language in its own right.

The Cantabrian has two subdialects: Western and the Eastern. The dividing zone between both variants is between the Saja river and the Pas. Pas dialect is the Eastern variant with the particularity of being specially well preserved. (Ref: Wikipedia)

Cantabrian on whatamieating.com

To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Cantabria you may search by any of the following terms:
Cantabria Cantabrian Cantabro Montanes Montanese Mountain Mountains Spain Spanish

These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller in Cantabria may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using more general terms such as 'Spanish''.

You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of skipjack tuna, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'tuna montanes' and then click on 'Translate from English'.

One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so these more general searches, such as 'Spanish' should result in a successful search.

Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.

See: Spanish food and cuisine, Cantabria

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cantabrian_language

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