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Distribution of Slavic peoples by language
Distribution of Slavic peoples by language

Lechites or Lekhites (Polish: Lechici) - name for some tribes of West Slavs whose shared quality was the usage of the Lechitic languages. Distribution of slavic languages Note from the author: this map illustrates the distribution of the Slavic languages in the areas where it is either recognized as an official language, or spoken by a majority. ... Distribution of slavic languages Note from the author: this map illustrates the distribution of the Slavic languages in the areas where it is either recognized as an official language, or spoken by a majority. ... http://www. ... The West Slavs are Slavic peoples speaking West Slavic languages. ... The Lechitic languages include three languages spoken in Central Europe, principally in Poland and historically also in eastern part of today Germany. ...

The Lechitic languages include three languages spoken in Central Europe, principally in Poland and historically also in eastern part of today Germany. ... Mazurs are Polish ethnic group from Mazovia (Catholics) or East Prussia (Protestant), the latter often called Masurians in English. ... Polans (western) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia /**/ @import /skins-1. ... Vistulans (Polish: Wiślanie) were a Lechitic tribe inhabiting, since at least 7th century, lands known today as Lesser Poland. ... West Slavic tribes from Bavarian Geographer, 845, Lendizi nr 33 Lendians, Polish: Lędzianie by Constantine VII Lendzanenoi or Lendzaninoi in 959, by Josippon Lz’njn in 953, by Nestor the Chronicler, 981 - Lachy, by Ali al-Masudi Landzaneh - 940, better known in historiography by the names derived from the... Girl in Upper Silesian dress 2006, Morgi (Mysłowice) 2006 Woman in Silesian dress from Cieszyn 1914 Silesians ( pol Ślązacy, ger Schlesier, śl. ... Pomeranians (Pomorzanie) are a group of Slavic tribes living in historical region of Pomerania along the shore of Baltic Sea between Oder and Vistula rivers. ... Kashubians, Kassubians, or Cassubians (Kashubian: Kaszëbi) are a Slavic ethnic group living in modern-day northwestern Poland. ... Slovincian is an extinct dialect of the Pomeranian language, spoken between the lakes Gardno and Lebsko in Pomerania. ... Polabians are a Slavic people historically dwelling in the basin of the Elbe and on the Baltic coast of Germany. ... The Obotrites (sometimes Abodrites, Obodrites) were a group of Slavic peoples who had in the 6th century settled in the regions later known as Mecklenburg and Schleswig-Holstein in what is now north-eastern Germany. ... The Veleti are a group of the Polabian Slavs. ... Wolin is the name shared by an island located in the Baltic Sea located just off the Polish coast, and a town located on the island. ... Pyrzyce (see also Cities alternative names), is a town in Pomerania, north-western Poland, with some 11,000 inhabitants (1980) Capital of the Pyrzyce County in West Pomeranian Voivodship(since 1999), previously in Szczecin Voivodship (1975-1998). ...

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Lechitic languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (98 words)
The Lechitic languages include three languages spoken in Central Europe, principally in Poland, and historically also in Brandenburg, Mecklenburg, and Hither Pomerania, in the north-eastern region of modern Germany.
This language group is a branch of the larger West Slavic language family.
The term Lechitic derives from the name of Lech, the legendary ancestor of the Lechitic peoples and founder of Poland.
Polish language - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia (2435 words)
Polish is the main representative of the Lechitic branch of the Western Slavic languages.
In the western and northern territories, resettled in large measure by Poles from the territories annexed by the Soviet Union, the older generation speaks a dialect of Polish characteristic of the former eastern provinces.
The Polish language is the most widely-spoken of the Slavic language subgroup of Lechitic languages which include Kashubian (the only surviving dialect of Pomeranian language) and the extinct Polabian language.
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