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Croatian
[hrv] 890 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Dialects: Croatian. Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, South, Western Comments: Christian.

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German, Standard
[deu] 5,410 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 4 (Educational). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German Comments: Christian.

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Hungarian
[hun] South. 521,000 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 2 (Provincial). Statutory provincial language in southeast, south (1999, National Minority Language Use Act, Article 2). Alternate Names: Magyar Classification: Uralic

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Polish
[pol] 2,600 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Alternate Names: Polski Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Lechitic Comments: Christian.

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Romani, Carpathian
[rmc] North, east, and south. About 1,350 Selica Romani southwest, in Selica village. 89,900 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Romungro Dialects: East Slovakian Romani, Moravian Romani, Selice Romani, West Slovakian Romani. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Northern Comments: Ethnic groups: Sárvika Romá (northern and eastern Slovakia), Ungrike Romá (southern Slovakia). Ethnonym: Karpacki Rom. Christian.

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Romani, Vlax
[rmy] 500 in Slovakia. Status: 5 (Developing). Dialects: Kalderash (Kaldarári), Lovari. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Central zone, Romani, Vlax Comments: Vlax from Hungary and Slovakia are called Romungre. Christian.

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Rusyn
[rue] Northeast, Preshov Region. 24,200 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Carpathian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Ruthenian Dialects: Lemko. Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, East Comments: Christian.

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Slovak
[slk] Western uplands, Bratislava area. Also in Austria, Canada, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Ukraine, United States. 4,610,000 in Slovakia (2001 census). Population total all countries: 5,007,650. Status: 1 (National). Statutory national language (1992, Constitution, Art 6(1)). Alternate Names: Slovakian, Slovencina Dialects: Slovaks in western and central parts of the speech community can understand Czech [ces]. Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak Comments: Christian.

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Slovakian Sign Language
[svk] Status: 6a (Vigorous). Classification: Deaf sign language

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Ukrainian
[ukr] 10,800 in Slovakia (2001 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, East Comments: Christian.

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