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 Kashubian language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Kashubian or Cassubian (Kashubian: kaszëbsczi jãzëk, pòmòrsczi jãzëk, kaszëbskò-słowińskô mòwa) is one of the Lechitic languages, which are a group of Slavic languages.
It is assumed that it evolved from the language spoken by some tribes of Pomeranians called Kashubians, in the region of Pomerania on the southern coast of the Baltic Sea between the Vistula and Oder rivers.
A number of schools in Poland teach in Kashubian as a lecture language and it is used as an official alternative language for local administration purposes in parts of Pomorze Voivodship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Kashub_language   (290 words)

  
 Kashubian   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The main occupation of the Kashub was fishing in the past and now is mainly tourism.
In the modern day some 200,000 Kashubians still speak Kashubian, a West Slavic language, together with Polish belonging to Lekhitic group of languages, mainly in northern Poland.
The language appears in offices and on the streets and is also taught at schools.
bopedia.com /en/wikipedia/k/ka/kashubian.html   (304 words)

  
 Essence of the matter-Polish language. wik5.info   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Polish is the main representative of the Lechitic languages branch of the West Slavic languages.
The Polish language is the most wiɗely-spoken of the Slavic language subgroup of the Lechitic languages which incluɗe Kashubian language (the only surviving ɗialect of the Pomeranian language language) anɗ the extinct Polabian language language.
The Kashubian language, spoken in the Pomorze region west of Gɗańsk on the Baltic sea is closely relateɗ to Polish, anɗ was once consiɗereɗ a ɗialect by some.
polish.language.en.wik5.info   (2580 words)

  
 Wikipedia: European languages
The Basque language of the northern Iberian Peninsula is a language isolate, and as such is not closely related to any other language.
The Finno-Ugric languages are a subfamily of the Uralic language family.
The Romance languages decended from the Vulgar Latin spoken across most of the lands of the Roman Empire.
www.factbook.org /wikipedia/en/e/eu/european_languages.html   (171 words)

  
 The Kashub Language in Canada
The language they speak at home and at work is the Kashub language.
The Kashub culture has been fighting for centuries to lay claim that their language has a name and it is not a dialect of another language but a language that stands on its own, having 76 different dialects itself.
This language is spoken by fourth, fifth and even a few sixth generation Canadian Kashubs, but it is a language that is on the verge of being lost forever.
www.wilno.org /culture/language.html   (533 words)

  
 Projekat Rastko - Kašubi / Kaszëbë / Kaszuby
Kashubian, regardless whether qualified by linguists as a dialect of Polish ar as a separate language, remains a basic characteristic of Kashubians in importance rating almost as high as place of birth and their self-identification as Kashubians.
The history and the present state of the Kashubian language including the discussion concerning its linguistic status is presented most comprehensively by Popowska-Taborska (1980) complemented by a long lits of publications on the subject.
Studies of the Kashubian literary language are fragmentary and mostly concered with spelling.
www.rastko.net /rastko-ka/content/view/191/26   (3268 words)

  
 CROATICUM - Croatian for Foreigners   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The Croatian language is the official language of the Republic of Croatia.
The Croatian language is spoken not only by Croats in Croatia, but also by those in Bosnia and Herzegovina, the Croats in the neighboring countries and those who have emigrated to other continents, especially to America.
Croatian was the only European language that was written in three different scripts: angular Glagolitic (from the 9th century), Western Cyrillic (from the 12th century) and Latin (from the 14th century).
www.croaticum.com.hr /eng/jezik.html   (501 words)

  
 Wilno Churches
The Church of the Assumption was replaced in 1914-1915 by St. Hedwig's Church; St. Bronislaus was replaced in 1930 by the present St. Casimir's Church; and St. Stanislaus Kostka Church burnt in 1936 and was replaced by the present day St. Mary's.
For a number of years, starting with Canadian born, Father Peter Biernacki, there were enough Polish Kashub speaking native sons who joined the priesthood to meet the needs of the Polish parishes.
But just as the Polish Kashub language has slowly disappeared from usage in many area homes, the Polish Kashub speaking priests have aged and retired.
www.wilno.org /culture/churches.html   (844 words)

  
 Pomeranian language Info - Bored Net - Boredom   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
It is the language of the German Pomeranians in western Pomerania, which today is included in the Bundesland of Germany called Mecklenburg-Vorpommern.
Pomeranian is also a group of Lekhitic dialects, including Kashub and the extinct Slovincian.
These dialects were mainly spoken in eastern Pomerania, which today is included in Poland.
www.borednet.com /e/n/encyclopedia/p/po/pomeranian_language.html   (86 words)

  
 Printable Version
The language has more than 70 dialects, and most families stayed in their villages and towns for generations.
And when he returns home, Frymark can tell his Polish guests where a lot of the Kashubs ended up: a place where the local Polish bakery still makes rye bread and Kosciusko is put right next to the name Washington on elementary buildings.
Frymark, who is in Winona to translate the Wiarus, a defunct Polish language newspaper, co-owns a bed and breakfast in Poland that specializes in the culture of the Kashubian region of northwest of Poland.
www.winonadailynews.com /articles/2005/11/16/news/00lead.prt   (1134 words)

  
 WWW.HR - Language & Script
The Institute of Croatian Language and Linguistics is the central Croatian scholarly institution for the study of the Croatian language.
The primary task of the Institute is the scientific study of Croatian and the cultivation of the Croatian linguistic tradition.
Research done in the Institute encompasses a range of scientific research projects, including the analysis of language corpora, publication of fundamental works of Croatian contemporary and historical lexicography, the collection and analysis of dialectal and onomastic language corpora.
www.hr /croatia/culture/language   (524 words)

  
 European languages - Biocrawler   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Of these, Esperanto is by far the most widely used, and speakers of the others are mostly native speakers of European languages.
This large language-family is descended from a common language that was spoken thousands of years ago, which is referred to as Proto-Indo-European.
These are some other languages which are spoken in parts of Europe:
www.biocrawler.com /encyclopedia/European_language   (287 words)

  
 Wuschke Family Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
Along a great portion of the coast, a kind of "Platt-German" was spoken, that came quite close to the Dutch language.
This was the only language I could speak until about the age of 5 when we switched to English, thank goodness the rest of the relatives and neighbours kept it up to the present day.
In general: The language is - like east prussian platt - a low german with high german influence.
thewuschkes.westlife.ca /dialect.html   (1308 words)

  
 European languages
Most of the about 40 indigenous languages of Europe belong to the Indo-European language family.
Following the language name, within parentheses are noted the exceptions, naming the non-Indo-European language family they belong to:
Serbo-Croatian (sometimes considered to be 2 independent languages)
www.ebroadcast.com.au /lookup/encyclopedia/eu/European_languages.html   (50 words)

  
 The world's top kashubian websites   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
In modern times some 200,000 Kashubians still speak Kashubian, a West Slavic language belonging to the Lekhitic group of languages in northern Poland.
The number of Kashubians depends in fact on definitions and in the most extreme case it is estimated to be as high as 500,000.
The parliament (Landtag) of Prussia in Königsberg in 1843 decided to change the official church language from Polish to German, but this decision was soon recalled and starting in 1852 Kashubian was taught at the Gymnasium (high school) of Wejherowo.
www.websbiggest.com /wiki-article-tab.cfm/kashubian   (816 words)

  
 Wikinfo | Kashubian
The minority of scientists considers Kashubian as Polish dialect.
The first activist of the Kashub movement was Florian Ceynowa after 1846.
The next stage was Young Kashub movement lead by Aleksander Majkowski.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=Kashubian   (487 words)

  
 Wikinfo | European languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-23)
The scope of this article also includes languages spoken outside of continental Europe that belong to European language families (such as Afrikaans).
This large language-family is decended from a common language that was spoken thousands of years ago, which is referred to as Proto Indo-European.
Images, some of which are used under the doctrine of Fair use or used with permission, may not be available.
www.wikinfo.org /wiki.php?title=European_languages   (225 words)

  
 kassube see kashub
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www.yesprice.it /search/Kassube-see-Kashub.htm   (125 words)

  
 The Ultimate Kashubian language Dog Breeds Information Guide and Reference
Kashubian, Cassubian is one of the Lekhitic languages, which are a group of Slavic languages.
It is closely related to the Slovincian language, and both of them are Pomeranian language dialects.
Many Polish linguists still call it a dialect of Polish.
www.dogluvers.com /dog_breeds/Kashubian_language   (181 words)

  
 Wilno, Ontario - The Wilno Villager: Official tourist guide to Canada's first Polish settlement
Wilno, Ontario - The Wilno Villager: Official tourist guide to Canada's first Polish settlement
This means "Greetings from Wilno" in Polish and in the Kashubian language still spoken by the descendants ofthe Kashub pioneers who settled these beautiful but rocky hills in the 1800's.
Their legacy lives on in the names on rural mailboxes, in the Kaplichi or roadside shrines on backroads, in the rousing celebrations of Polish-Kashub Day at Heritage Park on the first Saturday in May and in the colourful folk paintings adorning the log buildings in the Park and in nearby Kashuby.
www.wilnovillager.on.ca   (239 words)

  
 KANA - Kashubian Association of North America
Witold Bobrowsczi: Kashubian A, B, Cs book review
Kashubian Language a Treasure that Must Be Preserved, Historian
Wilno Heritage Society: Kashub Polish Heritage Stories of Renfrew County
ka-na.org /2001.html   (121 words)

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