Czech ( / tʃɛk /; Czech čeština [ˈtʃɛʃcɪna] ), historically also Bohemian ( / boʊˈhiːmiən, bə -/; lingua Bohemica in Latin ), is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group. Spoken by over 13 million people, it serves as the official language of the Czech Republic.
The Czech language is a Slavic language spoken by people in the Czech Republic. Ten million people speak it. It is very similar to the Slovak language; the differences between these two languages are small enough that speakers of Czech and Slovak usually understand each other. It has three genders and is an inflected language like Latin.
The Czech language (divided into three dialects in Bohemia, four dialects in Moravia, and two dialects in Czech Silesia) is the official language of the state. There is also the transitional Cieszyn Silesian dialect as well as the Polish language in Cieszyn Silesia, both spoken in Czech Silesia. Various Sudeten German dialects are currently ...
- 8.9 births/1,000 population (2020)
- 0.004% (2020)
- 10.7 deaths/1,000 population (2020)
- 10,693,939 (1 January 2020)
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(August 2014) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) The Czech language developed at the close of the 1st millennium from common West Slavic. Until the early 20th century, it was known as Bohemian.
The Czechoslovak language (Czech: jazyk československý, Slovak: Československý jazyk) was a political sociolinguistic concept used in Czechoslovakia in 1920–1938 for the definition of the state language of the country which proclaimed its independence as the republic of two nations, i.e. ethnic groups, Czechs and Slovaks.
The Czech and Slovak languages form the Czech–Slovak (or Czecho-Slovak) subgroup within the West Slavic languages.. Most varieties of Czech and Slovak are mutually intelligible, forming a dialect continuum (spanning the intermediate Moravian dialects) rather than being two clearly distinct languages; standardised forms of these two languages are, however, easily distinguishable and ...
The official language of the Czech Republic is Czech. German , Polish , Hungarian , and Ukrainian are recognized as official minority languages.  Vietnamese and Belarusian became officially recognised as minority languages in the Czech Republic in 2013, which included the right to use those languages in courts and public places as well as in broadcast radio and television. 
Peter Isotalo 11:00, 20 July 2014 (UTC) Standard Czech = the written standard language, Common Czech = the normal spoken language in most of Bohemia and some parts of Moravia where local dialects aren't spoken. Some declension and conjugation endings differ between the two, and there are phonological changes as well.
Slovak (/ ˈ s l oʊ v æ k,-v ɑː k / ()) or alternatively Slovakian, is a West Slavic language of the Czech–Slovak group. Spoken by approximately 5 million people as a native language, primarily ethnic Slovaks, it serves as the official language of Slovakia and one of the 24 official languages of the European Union.
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