Slavic languages

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Slavic
Ethnicity: Slavs
Geographic
distribution:
Throughout Central Europe, Eastern Europe and Russia
Linguistic classification: Indo-European
Proto-language: Proto-Slavic
Subdivisions:
ISO 639-2 and 639-5: sla
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     Countries where an East Slavic language is the national language

     Countries where a West Slavic language is the national language

     Countries where a South Slavic language is the national language

The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages) (Russian: Славянские языки/Slavyanskie yazyki; Ukrainian: Слов'янські мови/Slovjanśki movy; Polish: Języki Słowiańskie) is the largest language family of the Indo-European group. Slavic languages and dialects are spoken in Central, Eastern Europe, the Balkans and northern Asia.

List of Slavic languages[change | change source]

East Slavic languages[change | change source]

These languages are usually written with the Cyrillic alphabet.

West Slavic languages[change | change source]

These languages are usually written with the Roman alphabet.

South Slavic languages[change | change source]

Languages coming from east of Serbia use Cyrillic while those coming from west of Serbia use the Roman alphabet. Serbian itself can be written with either script.

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