West Slavic languages

The West Slavic languages are a subdivision of the Slavic language group. They include Polish, Czech, Slovak, Kashubian, Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian. The languages are spoken across a continuous region encompassing the Czech Republic, Slovakia and Poland as well as the former East Germany and the westernmost regions of Ukraine and Belarus (and into Lithuania).

West Slavic
Geographic
distribution
Central Europe
Linguistic classificationIndo-European
Subdivisions
ISO 639-5zlw
Glottologwest2792
Distribution of the West Slavic languages.

Lechitic:

  Polish
  Kashubian
  Silesian
  Polabian †


Sorbian:

  Lower Sorbian
  Upper Sorbian


Czech-Slovak:

  Czech
  Slovak
Balto-Slavic languages.
Groups and dialects