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 Polish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Polish is the main representative of the Lechitic branch of the West Slavic languages.
The Polish language is the most widely-spoken of the Slavic language subgroup of the Lechitic languages which include Kashubian (the only surviving dialect of the Pomeranian language) and the extinct Polabian language.
Latin was a language known to a larger or smaller degree by most of the numerous szlachta in the 16th to 18th centuries.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Polish_language   (2625 words)

  
 Slavic_languages
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup of Indo-European languages, have speakers in most of Eastern Europe, in much of the Balkans, in parts of Central Europe, and in the northern part of Asia.
Similarly, in the Republic of Dubrovnik Croatian became an official language in parallel to Ragusan Dalmatian and Latin.
The Romanian and Hungarian languages witness the influence of the neighboring Slavic nations, especially in the vocabulary pertaining to crafts and trade; the major cultural innovations at times when few long-range cultural contacts took place.
www.brainyencyclopedia.com /encyclopedia/s/sl/slavic_languages.html   (1618 words)

  
 POLAND FACTS AND INFORMATION   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The process of reforms ceased with the partitions of Poland between Russia, Prussia, and Austria in 1772, 1793 and 1795 which ultimately dissolved the country.
Remains of the ancient forests survive: see list of forests in Poland.
The Polish language, a member of the West Slavic branch of the Slavic languages, functions as the official language of Poland.
www.factagent.com /Poland   (3374 words)

  
 Poland - tScholars.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Belarusian, Cassubian, German and Ukrainian are used in five communal offices; however, they are not official languages.
The adoption of Christianity in Poland is seen by many Poles, regardless of their religious affiliation, as one of the most significant national historical events.
From the source, listed above, there is shown a connection between the people of the South-West Slavic group (such as Serbs) and Poles.
www.tscholars.com /encyclopedia/Poland   (3685 words)

  
 Slovenia encyclopedia : Cultural Information , Maps, Slovenia politics and officials, Slovenian History. Travel to ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The Chernoles culture is "sometimes portrayed as either a state in the development of the Slavic languages or at least some form of late Indo-European ancestral to the evolution of the Slavic stock" (James P. Mallory, "Chernoles Culture", Encyclopedia of Indo-European Culture, Fitzroy Dearborn, 1997).
The Orthodox/Catholic religious divisions become further exacerbated by the use of the Cyrillic alphabet by the Orthodox and Uniates (Greek Catholics) and of the Roman alphabet by Roman Catholics.
The Bosnian language was written using the Arabic alphabet until the 20th century, but it now use the Roman alphabet.
www.sloveniaiworld.com /wiki-Slavic_peoples   (1743 words)

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