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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 University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_036055>
First published online: 2020

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