Revistes Catalanes amb Accés Obert (RACO)

D'un complex d'inferioritat proverbial

Maria Conca, Josep Guia


This is is a paper about the history of Catalan proverbs borrowed by Spanish tradition and lost in modern Catalan. The authors give the real origin of such proverbs and stress the sociolinguistic relevance of this «oblivion», as a kind of inferiority complex, to the present-day consciousness of the Catalan speech community.

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