Upper Sorbian language
language spoken by Sorbs in Germany in the historical province of Upper Lusatia
|Latin (Sorbian alphabet)|
Official language in
|Regional language in Brandenburg and Saxony. Lost support after the reunification of Germany, with many Sorbian schools closing.|
There are around 40,000 speakers of Upper Sorbian living in Saxony. Upper Sorbian is a minority language in Germany according to the European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages.
- Upper Sorbian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
- Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Upper Sorbian". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.
- Council of Europe. "European Charter for Regional or Minority Languages." (PDF) Strasbourg: 4 December 2002. Accessed 2011-05-15.