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Bavarian
[bar] Bohemia, Jihlavsky; Karlovy Vary, Plzen, and Vysocina regions. L1 users: 9,000 (2005). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: Bavarian Austrian, Bayerisch, Boarisch. Dialects: Central Bavarian, North Bavarian, South Bavarian (Heanzian). Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Upper German, Bavarian-Austrian. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Czech
[ces] Widespread. L1 users: 10,400,000 (European Commission 2012). Total users in all countries: 13,217,190 (as L1: 10,677,190; as L2: 2,540,000). Status: 1 (National). De facto national language. Alternate Names: Bohemian. Autonym: Český jazyk, Čeština. 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, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak. Comments: Christian.

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Czech Sign Language
[cse] Scattered. L1 users: 10,000 (2014 EUD). 12,000 (2011 census). 10,000 sign language users (2014 EUD). 51,500 (2014 IMB). Status: 5 (Developing). Alternate Names: CZJ, Český Znakový Jazyk. Dialects: None known. Possibly a distinct variety in Moravia. Partially intelligible with French Sign Language [fsl]. Classification: Sign language. Comments: 70 working sign language interpreters (2014 EUD). Sign language instruction for parents of deaf children.

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German, Standard
[deu] Karlovy Vary and Ústí nad Labem regions; Erzgebirge mountain range. 1,594,100 in Czechia, all users. L1 users: 14,100 (2011 census). L2 users: 1,580,000 (European Commission 2012). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Deutsch, Němec. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German.

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Polish
[pol] Moravia-Silesia region: Frydek-Mistek district. L1 users: 33,600 (2011 census). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Polština. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, West, Lechitic. Comments: Christian.

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Romani, Carpathian
[rmc] Scattered. L1 users: 2,710 (2011 census). Status: 5 (Developing). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Bashaldo, Hungarian-Slovak Romani, Karpacki Roma, Romungro. Dialects: Moravian Romani, East Slovak Romani, West Slovak Romani. Not intelligible of Vlax Romani [rmy] or Angloromani [rme]. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Romani, Northern. Comments: Christian.

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Romani, Sinte
[rmo] L1 users: 5,100 (2004). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Romanes, Sinte, Sinti, Tsigane. Dialects: Lallere. Classification: Indo-European, Indo-Iranian, Indo-Aryan, Intermediate Divisions, Western, Romani, Northern. Comments: Non-indigenous. Lallere ancestors came from Czechia. Ethnic group: Sasítka Romá. Christian.

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Rusyn
[rue] Hlavni Mesto; Prague area. L1 users: 780 (2011 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Carpathian, Carpatho-Rusyn, Ruthenian. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, East. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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Silesian, Lower
[sli] L1 users: 10,900 (2001 census). Status: 6a (Vigorous). Alternate Names: Upper Schlesisch. Classification: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German. Comments: Non-indigenous. Different from Upper Silesian, a dialect of Polish [pol].

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Slovak
[slk] 1,844,000 in Czechia, all users. L1 users: 154,000 (2011 census). L2 users: 1,690,000 (European Commission 2012). Status: 5 (Dispersed). Recognized language (2001, National Minority Rights Act No. 273, Article 2). Alternate Names: Slovenčina, Slovenský Jazyk. Classification: Indo-European, Balto-Slavic, Slavic, West, Czech-Slovak. Comments: Non-indigenous.

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