Slovak (Aboot this soondslovenský jazyk , slovenčina, no tae be ramfeeselt wi slovenski jezik, slovenščina, or Slovenian), is an Indo-European leid that belongs tae the Wast Slavic leids (togither wi Czech, Pols, Silesian, Kashubian, an Sorbian).

Slovak
Slovakie
slovenčina, slovenský jazyk
Native taeSlovakie, Czech Republic, Poland, Hungary, mairchin regions o wastren Ukraine (Zakkarpatia)
EthnicitySlovaks
Native speakers
5.2 million (2011–2012)[1]
Laitin (Slovak alphabet)
Slovak Braille
Offeecial status
Offeecial leid in
 Slovakie
 European Union
 Czech Republic[2]
 Vojvodina[3]
Recognised minority
leid in
Regulatit biMeenistry o Cultur o the Slovak Republic
Leid codes
ISO 639-1sk
ISO 639-2slo (B)
slk (T)
ISO 639-3slk
Glottologslov1269[4]
Linguasphere53-AAA-db < 53-AAA-b...–d
(varieties: 53-AAA-dba to 53-AAA-dbs)
Map of Slovak language.svg
The Slovak-speakin warld:
  regions whaur Slovak is the leid o the majority
  regions whaur Slovak is the leid o a signeeficant minority
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Slovak is spoken in the Slovak Republic (bi 5 million fowk), also in the Unitit States (500,000), the Czech Republic (320,000), Serbie (Vojvodina) (60,000), Ireland (30,000), Romanie (22,000), Hungary (20,000), Poland (20,000), Canadae (20,000), Croatie (5,000), Australie, Austrick an Ukraine.

ReferencesEedit

  1. Slovak at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. E.g. law 500/2004, 337/1992. Source: http://portal.gov.cz/app/zakony/download?idBiblio=58370&nr=500~2F2004~20Sb.&ft=pdf
  3. "Autonomous Province of Vojvodina". Government of the Autonomous Province of Vojvodina. 2013. Retrieved 25 May 2017.
  4. Nordhoff, Sebastian; Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2013). "Slovak". Glottolog. Leipzig: Max Planck Institute for Evolutionary Anthropology.