The aim of the paper is to discuss the concept of the Lachian literary language formulated in the 1930's by a local poet Óndra Lysohorsky. The authoress of the paper presents the ecological approach to the language in question and focuses on the following issues: the comparison of Lysohorsky's Lachian literary language with other Lachian dialects and related languages, native speakers of the Lachian literary language, the work on its codification, and the attitudes towards the language.
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