Posted in Balto-Slavic, Language Profiles, Silesian, Slavic, Western Slavic

Silesian

silesian

Classification: Indo-European – Balto-Slavic – Slavic – West Slavic – Silesian

Number of speakers: 510,000

Countries where it is spoken: Czech Republic and Poland

Varieties:

  • Cieszyn (Czech Republic and Poland)
  • Opava (Czech Republic)
  • Jablonków (Czech Republic)
  • Lach (Czech Republic)
  • Niemodlin (Poland)
  • Gliwice (Poland)
  • Kluczbork (Poland)
  • Prudnik (Poland)
  • Opole (Poland)
  • Sulkovian (Poland)

Example:

Wšyjske ludźe rodzům śe swobodne a růwne we swojim werće a prawach. Sům uůne uobdařůne filipym a sůmńyńym a majům powinność wzglyndym inkšych jak brat s bratym postympować.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.

 

CONTENT:

Vocabulary:

  • The Family
  • The Numbers
  • The Week
  • The Months

 

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