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Bavarian
[bar] 9,000 in Czech Republic (2005). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Bavarian Austrian, Bayerisch Dialects: Central Bavarian, North Bavarian, South Bavarian (Heanzian). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Upper German, Bavarian-Austrian

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Czech
[ces] West: Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia. Also in Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Israel, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States. 9,250,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Population total all countries: 9,469,340. Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Alternate Names: Bohemian, Cestina Dialects: Central Bohemian, Czecho-Moravian, Hanak, Lach (Yalach), Northeast Bohemian, Southwest Bohemian. All Czech and Slovak dialects mutually inherently intelligible. Czech is also intelligible with Polish [pol]. Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak Comments: Christian.

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Czech Sign Language
[cse] Status: 5 (Developing). Dialects: Partially intelligible with French Sign Language [fsl]. Classification: Deaf sign language

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German, Standard
[deu] Erzgebirge, a border mountain range. 39,100 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Status: 4 (Educational). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German

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Polish
[pol] 52,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Status: 4 (Educational). Alternate Names: Polski Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Lechitic Comments: Christian.

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Romani, Carpathian
[rmc] Central, Bohemia, and Moravia. Also in Poland, Romania, Slovakia, Ukraine. 380,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Population total all countries: 491,100. Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Romungro Dialects: East Slovakian Romani, Moravian Romani, West Slovakian Romani. Not intelligible of Vlax Romani [rmy] or Angloromani [rme]. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern Comments: Ethnic groups: Sárvika Romá (north and east Slovakia), Ungrike Romá (southSlovakia). Ethnonym: Karpacki Roma. Christian.

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Romani, Sinte
[rmo] 5,100 in Czech Republic (2004). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Rommanes, Sinte, Sinti, Tsigane Dialects: Lallere. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern Comments: Lallere ancestors came from Czech Republic. Ethnic group: Sasítka Romá. Christian.

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Rusyn
[rue] 1,110 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Carpathian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Ruthenian Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, East

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Silesian, Lower
[sli] 10,900 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Upper Schlesisch Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German Comments: Different from Upper Silesian, a dialect of Polish [pol].

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Slovak
[slk] 193,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Statutory language of national identity (1992, Fundamental Rights Charter, Resolution of 10 December, Articles 24,25). Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak

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