A member of a Slavic people living in parts of southeastern Brandenburg and eastern Saxony. Also called Wend.
- Wend tends to have a pejorative ring, especially in Eastern Germany, and today in all scholarly literature in Europe the word Sorb is preferred to Wend.
- The Slovaks and the Wends/Sorbs are the only two Lutheran Slavic groups to immigrate to America, and their numbers were not large.
- Sorbs were repeatedly forbidden to use their own language.
from German Sorbe.