Czech (Česky / Čeština)
Czech is a West Slavic language with about 12 million native speakers; it is the majority language in the Czech Republic and spoken by Czechs worldwide. Czech is similar to and mutually intelligible with Slovak and, to a lesser extent, to Polish and Sorbian.
Czech is widely spoken by most inhabitants of the Czech Republic. However, there is no special language law for its use. As given by appropriate laws, courts and authorities act and make out documents and executions in the Czech language (financial authorities also in the Slovak language). People who do not speak Czech have the right to get an interpreter. Instructions for use in Czech must be added to all marketed goods.
The right to one's own language is guaranteed by the Constitution for all national and ethnic minorities.
Czech is also one of the 23 official languages in the European Union (since May 2004). (Ref: Wikipedia)
Czech on whatamieating.com
To find foods and foods and food-related items in whatamieating.com in Czech you may search by any of the following terms:
Ceca Cestina Czech Czechoslovak Czechoslovakia Czechoslovakian East Eastern Europe European Republic Česky / Čeština
These terms associated with languages are hidden behind the scenes as there is some crossover with other languages. The traveller may not be precisely certain which language is in use, and can search using other terms such as "Eastern European''.
You may use any of the above terms in any search you make using 'Translate from English' so that if you wish to search for a translation of mashed potato, choose whichever of these language terms that you think is most appropriate, say:
'mashed potato Czech' and then click on 'Translate from English'
One of the problems of providing searches in a multilingual world-wide food dictionary is trying to help people reach the things they are searching for. People do not always know the precise language being used, so other searches, such as 'Eastern European' should result in a successful search.
Also included in the glossary are dishes from the cuisine of the region, cookery terms, cooking methods, drinks, food festivals, days of the week, months of the year etc.
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