Polish and Russian as Minority Language
In Polish and Russian speaking countries you will get the countries which have Polish and Russian as minority language. The language which is spoken by minority of population in the country is called as minority language.
- Polish as minority language: Belarus, Czech Republic, Hungary, Slovakia, Ukraine.
- Russian as minority language: Armenia, Azerbaijan, Bulgaria, Estonia, Finland, Georgia, Germany, Greece, Israel, Jordan, Latvia, Lithuania, Mongolia, Poland, Serbia, Tajikistan, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, Uzbekistan.
If you want to compare Polish and Russian dialects, then you can go to Polish vs Russian Dialects. Some of the official languages are also considered as minority languages.
Polish and Russian Regulators
Polish and Russian speaking countries provide you Polish and Russian regulators which are the official organizations that regulate them. Polish Language Council (Rada Języka Polskiego) regulates Polish language.Russian is regulated by Russian Academy, Russian Language Institute of the Russian Academy of Sciences. Also get to learn, Polish and Russian Language History.
Polish and Russian Continents
Thinking about Polish and Russian continents in which Polish and Russian speaking countries are present. Check out more information on Polish and Russian. Most of the Polish speaking countries lie in Europe. While Russian speaking countries lie in Asia, Europe. Continentwise, most of the languages belong to Asian Languages and African Languages. It's always fun to know about interesting facts of any language, so lets discuss about unknown facts of Polish and Russian languages:
Polish Interesting Facts:
- Polish Language has many loanwords from Russian, Czech, French, Italian, Hebrew and German Languages.
- The earliest writings found in polish language was list of persons and place names, is dated to 1136.
Russian Interesting Facts:
- In Russian language, the words are not pronounced as they are written.
- In Russian language, there are only 200,000 words out of which only few words are used and due to this many words have more than one meaning.
The Polish language was derived from Not Available and is similar to Czech, Slovak, Serbian Languages whereas Polish language is similar to Ukrainian and Belarusian Languages and derived from Proto-Slavic Vocabulary.