Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online

Get access

Polish in Ukraine
(3,786 words)

This article offers an overview of the history and modern use of the Polish language in Ukraine (historically called South Kresy Polish [Southeastern Borderland Polish]; Po polszczyzna południowokresowa). The section concerning the dialect’s history also incorporates a list of the main characteristics of the Polish language used in interwar Lviv (Uk LvivPo Lwów), with linguistic examples. In addition, the article includes the current statistics …

Cite this page
Dzięgiel, Ewa, “Polish in Ukraine”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 08 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032055>
First published online: 2020

▲   Back to top   ▲