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Kashubian language

LC control 85071708
LC classificationPG7901 PG7905
Topical headingKashubian language
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Variant(s)Cashubian language
Cassubian language
KasĖŒube language
Kaszubski language
See alsoLechitic languages
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Polish language
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Found inThe linguist list, via WWW, May 3, 2004: language resources/search for languages/Kashubian (subgroup Lechitic; alternate names, Cashubian, Cassubian, Kaszubski; dialect names, Kashubian Proper, Slovincian)
Campbell, G.L. Compendium of the world's languages, 2000: v. 2, p. 1355 ("Polish is usually regarded as the sole survivor of the Lechitic subgroup of West Slavonic languages, though some authorities treat the dialect form known as Kashubian as a separate language")
Facts about the world's languages, 2001: p. 556 (Polish dialects include Kashubian; some scholars consider Kashubian to be a separate language, not mutually intelligible with other Polish dialects)
Ethnologue, via WWW, May 14, 2004 (Kashubian: a language of Poland. A few thousand speakers. Alternate names: Kaszubski, Cashubian, Cassubian. Dialects: Kashubian Proper, Slovincian. Classification: Indo-European, Slavic, West, Lechitic. German influences in the language. There are transitional dialects between Kashubian Proper, Slovenian, and Polish. Few children speakers of Kashubian Proper. The Slovincian dialect is extinct)