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TESHEN SILESIAN

VTEJTE WELCOME VITAJTE VLKOMMEN WITAJCIE ZAYT VILKUM VITAJC WILLKOMMEN WITAJE VELKOMMEN VTAJTE WELKOM DOBRODOLI WLJKIIMEN DOBRE DOLI WILKEMEN ZAPRAAJEM VELKOMINN BITAEMO WLLKOMM DOBRO POALOVA WELKAM DOBRE DOLE WILLKOMME DOBRE DOLI VELKOMEN CHAIRE VAELKOMIN MITO AVILAN WILICOM BRUCHIM HABAYIM WALCOME HOGELDINIZ BIENVENIDOS XO GLMISN BIENVENUE HO KELDINGIZ BENVENUTI XO GELDINIZ BIEMPLEGAUS XO KELDINIZ BUN VENIT FILTE BON BINI CROESO BIENVENIOS DEGEMER MAT HUN BI XER HATIN KEBLAR XO MADID PARI YEGAK SELAM MIR SE VINI CHAIRE GHINI VINII BAREV HYER MERHABA WERTE MARDA AFAYAIVOS MRA DOOGHIIL PURINTAXA OM SWASTYASTU XU AMDD AKWAABA REKHIM ITEGEZ ONGI ETORRI AGATOM UNTSA JIN YAWO KARIBU DYNNARGH WACHIYA TERE TULEMAST WEIZO TERVETULOA AKWBA MOBRDZANDEET KALOS ORISATE SANSOF SWAAGAT ALOHA MAI SWGATAM TUAJ LOS ISTEN HOZTA TIKULANDIRANI TITAMBIREI TAONE YRA SUNSA KETETPER ILO LA DUMANON CAYO SELAMAT DATANG WCHIY TIKILLUARIT IRASHAIMASU KOPIVOSIAN SHKON BANNI LUID TULGUAH TERVEH SOHM SWAAKOHM URAKAZA KETACHOK KIRINIZ KORAM PYRNY YEYACHI USOE OSEYO KUSHE YIN DEE TORN LAP LAIPNI LUDZAM BOYEI BOLAMU SVEIKI TERINCH TULMOZT HOOY TONGA SOA SWAGATAM MERHBA MPA TZLA GYAARI HUAN YIN SHE DTY VEA MAEVA HAERE MAI KRUPAY TUY WEZON SALAMAIK DATANG KOMEEKHA BIEN ATI VENI BENVEGNU TAVTAI MORIL SANTU PE XER RAGLE BEM-VINDO PLANVIENGUDA SURI AKAL BAINVEGNI BURES BOAHTIN MALIU MAI BENE BENNIOS SWAAGAT FAILTE AMOGELA TAMA HUE YING GRAALTCHA LASSE IN BUIS EMGE KIRAAR KHUSH AMDEED PILIGANIMU SOO DHAWOOW SILAMO WILUJENG SUMPING MABUHAY ENNA VIAYAM HU KILDEGEZ SUSWGATAM YIN DEE BALLE GAZHACA TISKOM KHU AMDD TERVHEN TULDES CHAO MUNG MAAYONG PAGABOT TERVE TULTUA SIYA NAMKELA NONKE E KAABO ISIBINGELELO BONVENON BENVENITE AHDEV

Teshen Silesian (or NE Lach) is a transitional Czech-Polish dialect or rather a special West Slavic language which is still spoken in the territory of SE Silesian counties Karvin and Frdek-Mstek by a great number of their country inhabitants (about 150,000 native speakers). This living Lechitic language has not any official written form yet, and so I've decided to improve it, to change it... Teshen Silesian is also called po naymu among its native speakers.

ALPHABET

Teshen Silesian alphabet and orthography is almost fully phonetical, being such a combination of Czech, Polish & Sorbian.

IPA PHONEMES

Teshen Silesian vowels are similar to Polish: Only the a and u exist also in Czech. The i is much higher and softer than Czech i & y; the e is a little closer than Czech mid front unrounded e; the o is more open and rounded than Czech o (the same as North Germanic a-circle or in Frsi); the o-breve is an extremely rounded o (Polish , Swedish o) which is somewhere between the o and u in Czech. Teshen Silesian y is hard as in Polish. The grapheme represents close central e that is pronounced somewhere between the close and close-mid central unrounded vowel, and its sound is very similar to y but these phonemes are not the same. The is used just a seldom. All these sounds are short as in Polish. Phonetically, there are eight vowel sounds in Teshen Silesian.

Teshen Silesian consonants are almost the same as in Polish language. The is pronounced somewhere between Czech (voiced fricative alveolar trill) and Polish rz (voiced retroflex fricative). The h is not voiced as in Czech (not so strong) but it sounds like the h in English head. Letters ", d, , " are pronounced like Polish "cz, d, sz and " (being a little harder - more retroflex - than in Czech or in English). The w is used very seldom in some loanwords (e.g. in wolfram).

PALATALIZATION

THE LORD'S PRAYER

HAIL MARY

THE APOSTLES' CREED

NUMERALS

. TESHEN SILESIAN CZECH POLISH SLOVAK
0 nula nula zero nula
1 jedyn, jedna, jedno jeden, jedna, jedno jeden, jedna, jedno jeden, jedna, jedno
2 dva, dv dva, dv dwa, dwie dva, dve
3 ti ti trzy tri
4 try tyi cztery tyri
5 pjyn pt pi p
6 ej est sze es
7 sdym sedm siedem sedem
8 osm osm osiem osem
9 dzvjyn devt dziewi dev
10 dzyn deset dziesi desa
11 jedynost jedenct jedenacie jedens
12 dvanost dvanct dwanacie dvans
13 tinost tinct trzynacie trins
14 ternost trnct czternacie trns
15 patnost patnct pitnacie ptns
16 estnost estnct szesnacie estns
17 sdymnost sedmnct siedemnacie sedemns
18 osmnost osmnct osiemnacie osemns
19 devatnost devatenct dziewitnacie devtns
20 dvacet dvacet dwadziecia dvadsa
30 ticet ticet trzydzieci tridsa
40 tyrycet tyicet czterdzieci tyridsa
50 pindznt padest pidziesit pdesiat
60 edznt edest szedziesit esdesiat
70 sdymdznt sedmdest siedemdziesit sedemdesiat
80 osmdznt osmdest osiemdziesit osemdesiat
90 dzvjyndznt devadest dziewidziesit devdesiat
100 sto sto sto sto
700 sdymset sedm set siedemset sedemsto
1 000 tync tisc tysic tisc
1 000 000 milijn milion milion milin
1 000 000 000 milijarda miliarda miliard miliarda

SHORT COMPARATIVE WORD LIST

ENGLISH CZECH POLISH SLOVAK SERBOCROAT BULGARIAN TESHEN SIL. BELARUSIAN
God Bh Bg Boh Bog Bog Bg Boh
truth pravda prawda pravda istina istina provda prawda
Monday pondl poniedziaek pondelok ponedeljak ponedelnik pyndaek paniadzieak
Tuesday ter wtorek utorok utorak vtornik vtorek awtorak
Wednesday steda roda streda sreda srjada stoda sierada
Thursday tvrtek czwartek tvrtok etvrtak etvrtk vortek avier
Friday ptek pitek piatok petak petk pjontek piatnica
Saturday sobota sobota sobota subota sbota sobota subota
Sunday nedle niedziela nedea nedelja nedelja ndzla niadziela
week tden tydzie tde sedmica sedmica tydy tydzie
day den dzie de dan den dy dzie
January leden stycze janur sijeanj januari styy studzie
February nor luty februr veljaa fevruari luty luty
March bezen marzec marec oujak mart maec sakavik
April duben kwiecie aprl travanj april kvy krasavik
May kvten, mj maj mj svibanj maj maj travie, maj
June erven czerwiec jn lipanj juni ervc ervie
July ervenec lipiec jl srpanj juli lipc lipie
August srpen sierpie august kolovoz avgust yrpjy nivie
September z wrzesie september rujan septemvri vey vierasie
October jen padziernik oktber listopad oktomvri padzrnik kastrynik
November listopad listopad november studeni noemvri listopad listapad
December prosinec grudzie december prosinac dekemvri grudy niea
time as czas as vreme vreme as as
month msc miesic mesiac mesec mesec mnc miesiac
year rok rok rok godina godina rok hod
life ivot ywot ivot ivot ivot yvot ycio
death smrt mier smrt smrt smrt mjyr mier
love lska mio lska ljubav ljubov laska lubow
century stolet stulecie storoie stolee stoletie stlec stahoddzie
language jazyk jzyk jazyk jezik ezik jynzyk mova
town, city msto miasto mesto grad grad mjasto horad
house dm dom dom kua kta chaupa dom
name jmno imi meno ime ime mjano imia
bottle lhev butelka faa boca, flaa boca flaka butelka
cross k krzy kr krst, kri krst ky kry
street ulice ulica ulica ulica ulica ulica vulica
star hvzda gwiazda hviezda zvezda zvezda gvjazda zorka
spring jaro wiosna jar prolee prolet vjosna viasna
summer lto lato leto leto leto lato leta
autumn, fall podzim jesie jese jesen esen jey vosie
winter zima zima zima zima zima zima zima
price cena cena cena cena, cijena cena cena cana
north sever pnoc sever sever sever sever powna
south jih poudnie juh jug jug jih powdzie
east vchod wschd vchod istok istok vychod uschod
west zpad zachd zpad zapad zapad zapad zachad
way; road cesta droga cesta put pt cesta daroha
river eka rzeka rieka reka, rijeka reka yka raka

INDO-EUROPEAN, SLAVIC (21)

East (4)
BELARUSSIAN (Belarus')
RUSSIAN (Russia)
RUTHENIAN (Ukraine)
UKRAINIAN (Ukraine)
 
South (8)
Eastern (3)
BULGARIAN (Bulgaria):
MACEDONIAN (Macedonia):
OLD CHURCH SLAVONIC
Western (5)
ROMANO-SERBIAN (Yugoslavia)
SLOVENIAN (Slovenia)
Serbo-Croatian (3)
BOSNIAN (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
CROATIAN (Croatia)
SERBIAN (Yugoslavia)
 
West (9)
Czech-Slovak (3)
CZECH (Czechia)
KNAANIC (Czechia)
SLOVAK (Slovakia)
Lechitic (4)
KASHUBIAN (Poland)
POLABIAN (Germany)
POLISH (Poland)
TESHEN SILESIAN (Czechia)
Sorbian (2)
LOWER SORBIAN (Germany)
UPPER SORBIAN (Germany)

TESHEN SILESIA (CZECH REPUBLIC)

G R A M M A R

B Y = to be

PERSON PAST TENSE PRESENT TENSE FUTURE TENSE IMPERATIVE CONDITIONAL
1st sg joch by joch je jo bydym (does not exist) jo bych by
2nd sg ty by ty je ty bydz byd ty by by
3rd sg m. n by n je n bydz (does not exist) n by by
3rd sg f. na bya na je na bydz (does not exist) na by bya
3rd sg n. to byo to je to bydz (does not exist) to by byo
1st pl my byli my sm my bydymy bydmy my by byli
2nd pl vy c byli vy c vy bydzc bydc vy byc byli
3rd pl ni byli ni sm ni bydm (does not exist) ni by byli

M = to have

PERSON PAST TENSE PRESENT TENSE FUTURE TENSE IMPERATIVE CONDITIONAL
1st sg joch ech mjo jo mm jo bydym m (does not exist) jo bych mjo
2nd sg ty mjo ty mo ty bydz m mj ty by mjo
3rd sg m. n mjo n mo n bydz m (does not exist) n by mjo
3rd sg f. na mjaa na mo na bydz m (does not exist) na by mjaa
3rd sg n. to mjao to mo to bydz m (does not exist) to by mjao
1st pl my mli my mmy my bydymy m mjmy my by mli
2nd pl vy c mli vy moc vy bydzc m mjc vy byc mli
3rd pl ni mli ni majm ni bydm m (does not exist) ni by mli

R O B I = to do / work

PERSON PAST TENSE PRESENT TENSE FUTURE TENSE IMPERATIVE CONDITIONAL
1st sg joch ech robi robjm jo bydym robi (does not exist) jo bych robi
2nd sg ty robi robi ty bydz robi rb ty by robi
3rd sg m. n robi robi n bydz robi (does not exist) n by robi
3rd sg f. na robia robi na bydz robi (does not exist) na by robia
3rd sg n. to robio robi to bydz robi (does not exist) to by robio
1st pl my robili robjmy my bydymy robi rbmy my by robili
2nd pl vy c robili robic vy bydzc robi rbc vy byc robili
3rd pl ni robili robjm ni bydm robi (does not exist) ni by robili

NOUNS

CASE MAN MEN WOMAN WOMEN CHILD CHILDREN
nominative chop chopi baba baby dzcko dzcka
genitive chopa chopv baby bab dzcka dzcek
dative chopovi chopm bab babm dzcku dzckm
accusative chopa chopy babe baby dzcko dzcka
vocative chop chopi babo baby dzcko dzcka
locative (o) chopovi (o) chopach (o) bab (o) babach (o) dzcku (o) dzckach
instrumental chopym chopami babm babami dzckym dzckami

VOCABULARY

TESHEN SILESIAN CZECH
ajmer vdro
ao andl
aynbecher popelnk
baba ena
babjo zletnk
babu vep, prase
baa tykev, dn
banhof ndra
beka sud
bdrnka slunko sedmiten
bo protoe, ponvad, nebo
bnk melk
borok chudk, nebok
brezle strouhanka
bymbyn buben
brat bratr
bulaty neikovn
bumelcug lokomotiva
cap kozel
cajtng noviny
cega cihla
cle tele
otka teta
cug vlak
uka penis, pyj
cycek prs
cycenhalter podprsenka
cygn lh; cikn, Rom
cyp penis, pyj
dach stecha
depich koberec
deska prkno
de d隝
djobo bel
drabina ebk
dupa zadek
dymb dub
dzdzina ves(nice)
dzio dnes
dzivado divadlo
doucha dvka, dve
dura dra
fajer ohe
fajfka dmka
fayrka karbantek
fest siln, hodn
fijoka fialka
firanga zclona
flaka lhev
fortuch zstra, frtoch
fotel keslo
francek penis, pyj
fusek knr
fusekle ponoky
galanka snoubenka, ptelkyn
galaty kalhoty
gauka knedlk
garnec hrnec
glajza kolejnice
gd hlad
gova hlava
gmina obec(n ad)
godziny hodiny
gomb holub
gook zimnk
gornka horeka
gvno lejno
gro hr
groch hrch
gryzek krupice
gebjy heben
gvd heb(k)
gymba sta, obliej, tv
gyn husa
hajzl zchod
handra hadr
harest vzen
havjy hav, hornk
hjle housle
hoda halda
honym rychle
chop mu
chlyb chlb
chopora promiskuitn ena
chrobok brouk
izba pokoj, mstnost
jabko jablko
jaskka vlatovka
ja ano
jega jehla
jodo jdlo, potrava, strava, pokrm
kayca kachna
kamjy kmen
kaper kapr
kapusta zel
karfijo kvtk
kel kapusta
krchv hbitov
kia bedna
kobuk klobouk
klu kl
knefel knoflk
kokot kohout
kolasa kor
koo kol
kmio komink
kopaka motyka
korkong vvrtka
ko kostel
kret krtek
krova krva
kok ke
kn ken
knka kniha
kunda vulva, vagina
kura slepice
kurva cizolonice
kyns kus
kuka varle
kvjot kvt
lajbig podprsenka
lacuch etz
las les
aska milost
ld led
lokajka tramvaj
k loket
luft vzduch
yka lce
mantel pl᚝, kabt
marekvja mrkev
malok neika
mayngver samopal
meble nbytek
meln meloun
milng sms(ice)
mjynso maso
mjyek ourek
morgo cikn, Rom
mucha moucha
nbo nebe
nyrka ledvina
nvjasta snacha
noga noha
n n
objod obd
ofjara ofra
ogjy ohe
ogrka okurka
ovek tuka
nzki zk
oryngla nunice
osa vosa
ostropc strop
ostrynyna ostruina
ovca ovce
paek sek
paa palice
palec prst; palec
parazol detnk
partaj politick strana
pazur nehet
pko peklo
peny pln
prdolen soulo
peron nstupit
pronek prsten
prun lump
pyna peina
ps pes
ptruka petrel
pivnica sklep
pjosek psek
pixla plechovka
pjyn pst
pjynta pata
pizda vulva, vagina
pjuro pero
pjy paez
pachta prostradlo
pluca plce
plu plivat
pojutru pozt
pnek poup
poyra porat
pesvut tlaenka
pynica penice
pympek pupek
pudeko krabice
ramjno rameno
religija nboenstv
ryok kart
re ito
robota prce
rodzina rodina
roek rohlk
rynnik runk
ryngpil koloto
rynek nmst
rynkavice rukavice
y i
ykani modlitba
sadze saze
saot salt
ano seno
ana stna
servet ubrus
sklep obchod, prodejna
livka vestka
s slon
sny slan
sovnik slovnk
lub svatba
sunko slunce
smanego dobrou chu
mtnka smetana
mjatok smetk
odani sndan
ostra sestra
ostenica sestenice
starka babika
staik ddeek
stavek rybnk
stodoa stodola
st stl
stek idle
strm strom
strna strana
stryki bramborov placky
ng snh
vjato svtlo
via svin, prasnice
y chodba, (ped)s
synek chlapec
alter vypna
uka tika
ur potkan
ypka kvor
ko sklo
klnka sklenka, sklenice
koa kola
apa chodidlo
lajfka vzanka, kravata
lajcuchy brusle
molec sdlo
nelcug rychlk
nycel zek
nytlok paitka
opka bouda
pigl zrcadlo
pyrka pek
trucla vnoka
struok slamnk
tymova ladit
uflada zsuvka
vagr vagr
vagrvka vagrov
vigerfoter tchn
vigermuter tchyn
ykirka sekera
yfuner sk
teraz te, nyn, prv
torgovisko trit
trova trva
truok krocan
tygr tygr
ujec strc
vajco vejce
varga ret
vaserlajtung vodovod
vy prv, te, nyn
vea veee
vena vlna
Vilija Vnoce
vitej nazdar, ahoj
vjater vtr
vos vlas
vut salm
vodnka polvka
voga vha
vycpa vyhodit
vyndzok udrna
vyngli uhl
vyjsca se vymoit se
zaft va
zagvek polt
zagroda zahrada
zaj zase
zbro ebro
zimjok brambor
zoto zlato
zy zl
zogn ln
zognek zhon
zmek zmek, hrad
piva zpvat
zymb zub
zymft hoice
yn ze
oynd alud
yze ze

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