Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online

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Edited by: Marc L. Greenberg (editor-in-chief), University of Kansas; Lenore A. Grenoble (general editor), University of Chicago; associate editors: Stephen M. Dickey, University of Kansas, Masako Ueda Fidler, Brown University, René Genis, University of Amsterdam, Marek Łaziński, University of Warsaw, Anita Peti-Stantić, University of Zagreb, Björn Wiemer, University of Mainz, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson, Stockholm University

The Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics offers a comprehensive overview of the languages of the Slavic language family and the different ways in which they are and have been studied. It provides authoritative treatment of all important aspects of the Slavic language family from its Indo-European origins to the present day, as well as consideration of interaction of Slavic with other languages.

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Balkan Convergence Area

(8 words)

Author(s): Friedman, Victor | Joseph, Brian D.
forthcomingVictor FriedmanBrian D. Joseph
Date: 2020-03-26

Balkan Slavic and Balkan Turkish

(7,109 words)

Author(s): Rentzsch, Julian | Rudin, Catherine
Balkan Turkish and Balkan Slavic languages have been in close contact for six centuries, from the late 14th century on, resulting in extensive bidirectional lexical borrowing and grammatical influence. This article surveys the effects of Turkish influence on Balkan Slavic and of Slavic influence on Balkan Turkish. The Balkan Peninsula has been the scene of extensive, intensive, and prolonged contact between Turkish and South Slavic languages (as well as with the other Balkan languages: Greek, Balkan Romance, and Albanian). Turkish dialects s…
Date: 2020-03-26

Baltic Languages and Slavic in Contact

(10 words)

Author(s): Kozhanov, Kirill | Wiemer, Björn
forthcomingKirill KozhanovBjörn Wiemer
Date: 2020-03-26

Balto-Slavic Accentology, Schools of

(5,162 words)

Author(s): Yamazaki, Yoko
The prosodic system of Proto-Slavic (Accentology, Accent Systems, Suprasegmental Phonetics and Phonology) is characterized by stress pattern (or accentual mobility/immobility), distinctive tones, and vowel quantities. The reconstruction is based on the accentuation systems of the attested Slavic languages, the western varieties of South Slavic languages, i.e., BCMS and Slovene, which have distinctive tone systems and mobile and immobile paradigms for nominals and verbs. East Slavic lang…
Date: 2020-03-26

BCMS

(3 words)

forthcoming
Date: 2020-03-26

Belarusian

(5,317 words)

Author(s): Jankowiak, Mirosław
The article examines the Belarusian language and its various aspects, including basic language information, language name, history of the Belarusian literary language, and its dialect differentiation. The article presents the structure of the Belarusian language (phonetics, morphology, and syntax), its vocabulary, its centuries-long language contacts, its stylistic differentiation, and its sociolinguistic situation. The Belarusian language constitutes one of the three East Slavic languages. Since 1995, Belarusian remains in force, besides Russian…
Date: 2020-03-26