Map of Slovak Dialects
redrawn by Joe Armata from
Atlas Slovenskeho Jazyka, Jozef Stolc, editor. Bratislava, Slovak Academy of Sciences, 1968
Map of Dialects

WESTERN SLOVAK DIALECTS
NORTHERN GROUP

16. Upper Trencin dialects:
   a. upper Trencin
   b. Kysuce
   c. upper Kysuce

17. Lower Trencin dialect

18. Vah river dialects:
   a. Vah river
   b. Mt. Javorina
   c. Myjava
SOUTHEAST GROUP

19. Central Nitra dialects:
   a. central Nitra
   b. Topolcany
   c. Hlohovec

20. Lower Nitra dialect
SOUTHWEST GROUP

21. Trnava area dialects:
   a. Trnava
   b. Modra

22. Zahorie dialects:
   a. Zahorie
   b. Skalica
CENTRAL SLOVAK DIALECTS
NORTHERN GROUP

1. Liptov dialects:
   a. central
   b. western
   c. eastern

2. Orava dialects:
   a. lower Orava
   b. central Orava
   c. upper Orava

3. Turiec dialect

4. Upper Nitra dialects:
   a. upper Nitra
   b. Prievidza
SOUTHERN GROUP

5. Zvolen dialects:
   a. Zvolen - Hron river
   b. Detva
   c. Zvolen

6. Tekov dialects
   a. Tekov - Hron river
   b. upper Zitava river
   c. central Zitava river

7. Hont dialect

8. Hont-Novohrad uplands dialect

9. Modry Kamen dialect

10. Central Novohrad dialect

11. Ipel river dialect

12. West Gemer dialects:
   a. Susany
   b. Rimava river
   c. Blh river valley
   d. upper Rimavica river

13. Central Gemer dialects:
   a. Ratkova valley
   b. Muran river valley
   c. Stitnik river valley

14. East Gemer dialects (Slana river valley)

15. Upper Hron river dialects
EASTERN SLOVAK DIALECTS
SOUTHWEST GROUP

23. Spis dialects:
   a. Lucivna
   b. western Spis
   c. Hnilec
   d. central Spis dialects

24. Southeast Spis and Southwest Saris dialect

25. Abov dialects:
   a. Abov
   b. west Abov
CENTRAL GROUP

26. Saris dialects:
   a. central Saris
   b. northern Saris

27. Zemplin dialect
EASTERN GROUP

28. Uz dialects

29. "Sotak" dialects (around Humenne, so-called because they say "so" for "what")
OTHER DIALECT GROUPS
30. Goral dialects

31. Ukrainian dialects

32. Various Slovak dialects in Hungarian language areas

33. Hungarian dialects