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a. A native or inhabitant of Kashubia.
b. A person of Kashubian ancestry.
2. The West Slavic language of the Kashubians.

Ka·shu′bi·an adj.
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(kəˈʃu bi ən)

a West Slavic language closely related to Polish and spoken in N Poland near the mouth of the Vistula.
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kašubský jazykkašubština
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Sorbian belongs to Indo-European and is a member of the West Slavonic languages of the Slavonic branch--together with Czech, Polish, Slovak, and Kashubian. It is spoken in eastern Germany and classified into two variants--namely Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian.
I appeal to you not only as the President of the European Council, but also as a strong believer in the motto of the EU: "United in diversity." As a member of an ethnic minority [Tusk is a Kashubian; it is an ethnic minority of Poland] and a regionalist, as a man who knows what it feels like to be hit by a police baton.
Motoki NOMACHI "Typological Studies in Slavic Morphosyntax and Its Diachronic and Areal Changes: With Special Reference to Kashubian"
Moreover, the book considers additional languages other than English as media of instruction and does not solely regard official state languages such as Spanish, German and French, but acknowledges minority languages as well (Kashubian, Gaelic, etc.).
1999; Silic and Pranjkovic 2005; Katunar, Willer-Gold and Gnjatovic 2013; Belaj and Tanackovic Faletar 2014), Serbian (Friedman 2000b; Friedman 2003a; Heine and Kuteva 2006: 125), Molise Croatian (Heine and Kuteva 2006: 125; Breu 2011), Kashubian (Heine and Kuteva 2006: 125), Burgenland Croatian (Reindl 2008), Macedonian (Comrie and Corbett 1993: 261; Siewierska and Uhlirova 1998; Friedman 2003a; Friedman 2003b; Weiss 2004; Heine and Kuteva 2006: 129-131), Bulgarian (Friedman 1976; Comrie and Corbett 1993: 209; Siewierska and Uhlirova 1998; Friedman 2000a; Friedman 2003a; Heine and Kuteva 2006: 129; Geist 2011) and the extinct Polabian language (Reindl 2008: 133).
[19] the c.1032delT NPHS2 variant is excluded, as it is found solely in Kashubian patients who were not enrolled in our study, then the c.413G>A (p.Arg138Gln) NPHS2 mutation was the most frequently detected genetic variant both by us and by Lipska et al.
The best example of Central European complicated mentality and historical memory is expressed in the orthographic variants of the city: Gdansk, Danczig and Danzig; Pomerania, Pommern (German), Pomorze (Polish), Pomorze or Pomorsko (Kashubian); Lviv (Ukrainian), Lvov (Russian) and Lemberg (German); Kaliningrad (Russian), Krolewiec (Polish), Karaliau?ius (Lithuanian), and Konigsberg (German).
However, some of the inhabitants from these areas may ski in the upland areas (Swietokrzyskie Mountains, Kashubian Switzerland) or the post-industrial dumping grounds (Kamiensk Mountain) located close enough to make a quick trip there.
(dated) 'servant', czeladzin (dated) 'inmate; servant'; Kashubian (a remnant of Polabian, now a Polish dialect) has cieladnik, cieladnica, cieladnicka, cielo[??] as variants of the same general meaning (SOB).
Standing under a poster that read "Poland tastes good" and surrounded by hostesses in traditional costume carrying baskets of strawberries which they handed out to MEPs and journalists, the head of the Polish government praised the production in the Kashubian region (West of Gdansk, where he is from) from its quality in terms of taste ("the best strawberries in the world") to the symbolic qualities of the red fruit: "fresh and full of energy".