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

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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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Jakobsonian Linguistics

(4 words)

Author(s): Andrews, Edna
forthcomingEdna Andrews
Date: 2020-12-23

Jako Recitativum

(6 words)

Author(s): Pizzo, Pino Marco
forthcomingPino Marco Pizzo
Date: 2020-12-23


(1,842 words)

Author(s): Popov, Mikhail B.
Jat refers to a vowel phoneme of the late Proto-Slavic and older varieties of Slavic languages. In transcription, the symbol  ě taken from the Czech alphabet is used. The /ě/-phoneme is called  jat after the name (apparently from Old Church Slavic  ědь ‘food’) of the Glagolitic Ⱑ and Cyrillic Ѣ  ě-letter that symbolized it in Old Church Slavic writing. PSl * ě originated from the merger of two phonemes, * ě₁ (< * ē) and * ě₂ (< * ai̯). The phonetic value of the /ě/-phoneme and its place in the sound patterns of late Proto-Slavic dialects is a matter of dispute. Reflexes of * ě in modern Sl…
Date: 2020-12-23


(4 words)

Author(s): Kanter, Reagan
forthcomingReagan Kanter
Date: 2020-12-23


(3,263 words)

Author(s): Popov, Mikhail B.
Jers refer to two vowel phonemes of the late Proto-Slavic and old Slavic languages, namely back  jer (/ъ/) and front  jer (/ь/). In phonetic transcription, the symbols  ъ and  ь taken from the Cyrillic alphabet are used. The  jer phonemes are called  jerˈˈ ( ъ) and  jerˈ ( ь) by the names of the Glagolitic and Cyrillic  jer letters (OCS  jerъ and  jerь) that symbolized /ъ/ and /ь/ in Old Church Slavic writing. Late PSl * ъ, * ь originated from the early PSl * ŭĭ as a result of lowering. Later, the  jer phonemes underwent the so-called  jer shift, when in some positions (“weak”),  jers…
Date: 2020-12-23