Sorbian Language Resources

The language of the Wends is a Slavic language, Sorbian, and there are two dialects: Upper Sorbian and Lower Sorbian. Upper Sorbian is spoken primarily in the portion of Lusatia that is in Saxony and is more similar to Czech. Lower Sorbian is spoken primarily in the Prussian portion of Lusatia and is more similar to Polish.

Books

The following books are available from the Gift Shop at the Texas Wendish Heritage Museum:

  • A Practical Grammar of Upper Sorbian (Wendish) by Dr. Charles Wukasch
  • A Practical Grammer of Lower Sorbian (Wendish) by Dr. Charles Wukasch

Sorbian Easy for iPhone and iPad

This handy mobile app produced by the WITAJ-Language Center in Bautzen is a fantastic resource for those who want to learn the Upper Sorbian language.

You can see and hear common phrases used to say hello and goodbye, learn how to introduce yourself, and how to ask for something. It also includes common questions and answers for a variety of situations.

Videos

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