Polish is a Western Slavic language, comes from the Indo-European language family, and is the official language of Poland.
It is written in the Latin alphabet and contains many features from other Slavic languages, such as vocal harmony and common grammar structures.
Certain aspects of the Polish language, including its orthography, have been changed and standardized over centuries.
It is a highly inflected language with seven grammatical cases, three genders, and a complex conjugation system.
It extensively uses loanwords, particularly in formal and literary contexts, having borrowed from many other languages such as German, French, Italian, and Latin.
While it has no familiar official spoken dialect, various vernaculars are utilized throughout the country.
Polish is one of the most complex languages for non-native speakers due to its complicated pronunciation rules and rich vocabulary.
It does not use the letter ‘w’ for words of foreign origin, replacing it with a ‘v.’
It marks gender distinctions in verb and noun forms and allows multiple tenses.
There are numerous regional dialects, and the language uses nasal sounds which do not exist in other Slavic languages.
It contains complex adjectival forms which decline according to the grammatical case of the noun they modify.