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The Polish Language in the European Information Society

  • Georg Rehm
  • Hans Uszkoreit
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Part of the White Paper Series book series (META)

Abstract

With about 40–48 million native speakers, Polish is the most spoken West Slavic language around the world. It is the official language of Poland. The auxiliary minority languages that can be used in legal contexts are: German in the west areas of Poland (22 communes using it as auxiliary language), and Belarusian in the east (3 communes), Kashubian (2 communes) and Lithuanian (1 commune).

Keywords

Word Order Language Technology Reading Literacy English Sign Polish Citizen 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2012

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.DFKIBerlinGermany

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