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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. Today this region is known as the Eastern Pomerania (or Gdansk Pomerania). This article or section may contain original research or unverified claims. ... A tribe, viewed historically or developmentally, consists of a social group existing before the development of, or outside of, states, though some modern theorists hold that contemporary tribes can only be understood in terms of their relationship to states. ... Historic Pomerania (outlined in yellow) on the background of modern country borders. ... Map of the Baltic Sea. ... The Oder (or Odra) River (German: Oder, Polish/Czech: Odra, Ancient Latin: Viadua, Viadrus, Medieval Latin: Odera, Oddera) is a river in Central Europe (mostly in Poland). ... The Vistula (Polish: Wisła) is the longest river in Poland. ... Eastern Pomerania (also Pomerelia, East Pomerania, Gdańsk Pomerania, Vistula Pomerania, Polish: , German: ), is a geographical and historical region in the east of Pomerania in northern Poland. ...


They used to speak dialects belonging to Lekhitic branch of West Slavic languages, the Pomeranian language. The Lechitic languages include three or possibly four languages spoken in eastern Europe, principally in Poland. ... This article or section should be merged with List of West Slavic languages The West Slavic languages is a subdivision of the Slavic language group (q. ... Stefan Ramułts Dictionary of the Pomeranian (Kashubian) language, published in Kraków, 1893 Pomeranian language edition of Wikipedia Pomeranian is a group of Lechitic dialects which were spoken in the Middle Ages on the territory of Pomerania, between the Oder and Vistula rivers. ...


Their direct descendants include:

Kashubians, Kassubians, or Cassubians (Kashubian: Kaszëbi) are a Slavic ethnic group living in modern-day northwestern Poland. ... Kashubian or Cassubian (Kashubian: kaszëbsczi jãzëk, pòmòrsczi jãzëk, kaszëbskò-słowińskô mòwa) is one of the Lechitic languages, which are a group of Slavic languages. ... Slovincian is an extinct dialect of the Pomeranian language, spoken between the lakes Gardno and Lebsko in Pomerania. ... The Kociewiacy are a Polish ethnic group. ... The Borowiacy are a Polish ethnic group who traditionally inhabit the area of the Tuchola forests near Tuchola in eastern Pomerania. ...

See also

  • Kashubian-Pomeranian Association

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Pomeranian Dogs (114 words)
The Pomeranian is a dog breed in the spitz family, classed as a "toy" breed because of their small size.
Pomeranians are very small dogs, weighing from 3 to 7 lb (1.4 to 3.2 kg) according to AKC standards.
Pomeranians have two coats, an undercoat and a top coat; the first is soft, thick, and fluffy; the top coat is a long, straight and glistening coat covering the whole body.
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The average weight of the Pomeranian is from 3 to 7 pounds, with the ideal weight for the show specimen being 4 to 6 pounds.
The Pomeranian is an extrovert, exhibiting great intelligence and a vivacious spirit, making him a great companion dog as well as a competitive show dog.
Even though a Toy dog, the Pomeranian must be subject to the same requirements of soundness and structure prescribed for all breeds, and any deviation from the ideal described in the standard should be penalized to the extent of the deviation.
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