West Slavic languages

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The West Slavic languages are a subdivision of the Slavic language group.wikipedia
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Polish language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Polish (język polski, polszczyzna or simply polski, ) is a West Slavic language of the Lechitic group.

Slavic languages

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The West Slavic languages are a subdivision of the Slavic language group.
The Slavic languages are conventionally (that is, also on the basis of extralinguistic features) divided intro three subgroups: East, West, and South, which together constitute more than 20 languages.

Czech language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Czech (čeština ), historically also Bohemian (lingua Bohemica in Latin) is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group.

Slovak language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Slovak or less frequently Slovakian, is a West Slavic language (together with Czech, Polish, and Sorbian).

Silesian language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Silesian or Upper Silesian (Silesian: ślōnskŏ gŏdka / ślůnsko godka ; slezština; gwara śląska, język śląski, etnolekt śląski; Schlonsakisch, Wasserpolnisch (pej.)) is a West Slavic lect of the Lechitic group, spoken in Upper Silesia and partly in Czech Silesia.

Kashubian language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Kashubian or Cassubian (Kashubian: kaszëbsczi jãzëk, pòmòrsczi jãzëk, kaszëbskò-słowińskô mòwa; język kaszubski, język pomorski, język kaszubsko-słowiński) is a West Slavic lect belonging to the Lechitic subgroup along with Polish and Silesian.

Lower Sorbian language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
Lower Sorbian (dolnoserbšćina) is a West Slavic minority language spoken in eastern Germany in the historical province of Lower Lusatia, today part of Brandenburg.

Upper Sorbian language

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They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Silesian, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
It is grouped in the West Slavic language branch, together with Lower Sorbian, Czech, Polish, Slovak and Kashubian.

Polabian language

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The Polabian language is an extinct West Slavic language that was spoken by the Polabian Slavs (Wenden) in present-day northeastern Germany around the Elbe (Łaba/Laba/Labe in Slavic) river, from which derives its name (po Labe - [traveling] on Elbe or [living] up to Elbe).

Lechitic languages

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It is one of the branches of the larger West Slavic subgroup; the other branches of this subgroup are the Czech–Slovak languages and the Sorbian languages.

Pomeranian language

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The Pomeranian language (grupa pomorska języków lechickich, pomoranische Sprache) is a group of dialects from the Lechitic cluster of the West Slavic languages.

Sorbian languages

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The Sorbian languages (, serbska rěc) are two closely related, but only partially mutually intelligible, West Slavic languages spoken by the Sorbs, a West Slavic minority in the Lusatia region of eastern Germany.

South Slavic languages

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These are separated geographically from speakers of the other two Slavic branches (West and East) by a belt of German, Hungarian and Romanian speakers.

East Slavic languages

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It is the group with the largest numbers of speakers, far out-numbering the Western and Southern Slavic groups.

Slovincian language

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Slovincian is particularly important to Slavic accentologists because, together with the closely related northern Kashubian dialects, it is the only part of West Slavic to retain the free accent from Proto-Slavic.

Poland

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The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).
Polish (język polski) belongs to the Lechitic subgroup of West Slavic languages, with close relations to Czech language and Slovak.

Latin script

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The West Slavic languages are all written using Latin script, in contrast to the Cyrillic-using East Slavic branch, and the South Slavic which uses both.
The Latin script also came into use for writing the West Slavic languages and several South Slavic languages, as the people who spoke them adopted Roman Catholicism.

Locative case

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Locative is becoming increasingly obsolete in East Slavic languages, especially Russian, while it remains in other branches, West Slavic and South Slavic languages.

Moravian dialects

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West Slavs

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The West Slavs are a subgroup of Slavic peoples who speak the West Slavic languages.

Czech–Slovak languages

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The Czech and Slovak languages form the Czech–Slovak (or Czecho–Slovak) subgroup within the West Slavic languages.

Czech Republic

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The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).

Slovakia

SlovakSVKSlovak Republic
The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).

East Germany

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The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).

Ukraine

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The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).