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Polish

A language of Poland

ISO 639-3pol

Population  36,600,000 in Poland (1986). Population total all countries: 39,990,670.
Region  Also in Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belarus, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Hungary, Israel, Kazakhstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Romania, Russian Federation (Europe), Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United Arab Emirates, United States.
Alternate names   Polnisch, Polski
Dialects  Upper Silesian.
Classification  Indo-European, Slavic, West, Lechitic
Language use  National language.
Language development  Fully developed. Bible: 1561–1965.
Writing system  Latin script.
Comments  SVO. Christian, Muslim.

Also spoken in:

Czech Republic

Language name   Polish
Population  52,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census).
Alternate names  Polski
Comments  Christian.
 

Germany

Language name   Polish
Population  241,000 in Germany.
Alternate names  Polnisch, Polski
Comments  Christian.
 

Israel

Language name   Polish
Population  100,000 in Israel (1992 H. Mutzafi).
Alternate names  Polski
Language use  Also use Hebrew [heb].
Comments  Jewish.
 

Romania

Language name   Polish
Population  2,760 in Romania (2002 census).
Alternate names  Polski
Comments  Christian.
 

Slovakia

Language name   Polish
Population  2,600 in Slovakia (2001 census).
Alternate names  Polski
Comments  Christian.
 
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