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Kashubian
Kaszëbsczi jãzëk
Native to  Poland
Region Pomerania
Native speakers 50,000  (date missing)
Language family
Official status
Official language in In official use, as a regional language, in some communes of Pomeranian Voivodeship, Poland
Regulated by Kashubian Language Council

Kashubian or Cassubian is a Lechitic language, a kind of Slavic language. It is spoken in the Polish region of Pomerania.

Today the language is taught in some state schools. Since 2005 it has been protected in Poland as a regional language. It is the only language in Poland with this status. The status was given by an act of Polish Parliament on January 6, 2005.

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