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Silesian (in Poland)
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Silesian is a language variety used predominantly in contemporary Poland and spoken by more than 500,000 people (2011 census data; Szałtys and Gudaszewski 2015). Its status as a dialect of Polish is disputed. Silesian is currently undergoing codification and standardization. Increasingly, Silesia…

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Borowski, Krzysztof E., “Silesian (in Poland)”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 10 May 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_036055>
First published online: 2020



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