Czech

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A language of Czech Republic

Alternate Names
Bohemian, Cestina
Population

9,250,000 in Czech Republic (2001 census). Population total all countries: 9,469,340.

Location

West: Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia. Also in Austria, Bulgaria, Canada, Croatia, Israel, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Ukraine, United States.

Language Status

1 (National). De facto national language.

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].

Typology

SVO

Language Development
Fully developed. Bible: 1380–1980.
Writing
Braille script. Latin script, primary usage.
Other Comments

Christian.

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