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2,330 words Excellent page posted on a Polish government site. It provides a history of the Polish language, discusses its grammar and orthography, its dialects, and foreign borrowings. It also outlines the history of Polish Emigration, the causes of the different waves that have resulted in 17 million expatriates and foreigners who declare themselves of Polish descent.
4,800 words Web page providing a general introduction with sections on its Linguistic Affiliation, Language Variation, its Orthography, a Linguistic Sketch, its Role in Society, and its History. Cached
34 page Page illustrates the subtelties of the language through its notes on the terms used for "man" and "woman." Also a pronuciation guide to Polish letters.
88 pages Published by Poland's Office of Geodesy and Cartography the document is designed to bae source of useful information for mapmakers and map users. It provides, intra alia, information about pronounciation rules and the origins of Polish names of places and features. Also lists Poland's powiat's - which in this document are rendered into English as "counties", and explains abbreviations likely to be encountered on Polish maps
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