|Native speakers||50,000 (date missing)|
|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 (Kashubian: kaszëbsczi jãzëk, pòmòrsczi jãzëk, kaszëbskò-słowińskô mòwa; Polish: język kaszubski, język pomorsce, język kascebsco-slovinska) 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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