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A language of Czech Republic

Alternate Names
Bohemian, Cestina
Population

10,400,000 in Czech Republic (ELDIA 2012). Population total all countries: 10,619,340.

Location

West: Bohemia, Moravia, Silesia.

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 Use

2,239,000 also use English [eng]. 1,866,000 also use Russian [rus]. 2,612,000 also use Standard German [deu].

Language Development
Fully developed. Bible: 1380–1980.
Writing

Braille script [Brai]. Latin script [Latn], primary usage.

Other Comments

Christian.

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