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, René Genis, University of Amsterdam, Marek Łaziński, University of Warsaw, Mikhail Oslon, Institute of the Polish Language - Cracow, Anita Peti-Stantić, University of Zagreb, Masako Ueda Fidler, Brown University, Mladen Uhlik, University of Ljubljana, 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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Nasal Vowels

(6,440 words)

Author(s): Szeptyński, Rafał
Slavic languages inherited nasal vowels from the Common Slavic period. This article describes their evolution in the historical and modern languages as well as in dialects, including both retention and elimination of vocalic nasality. It also identifies dialectal areas of secondary nasalization. Notes on the graphical representation of nasal vowels are included.This article is devoted to basic Slavic phenomena related to nasal vowels, i.e., vowels articulated with the air flowing through not only the oral (as in the case of oral vowels) but also…
Date: 2024-01-23

National Revival

(7 words)

See Slavic Languages and National Revival.
Date: 2024-01-23

National Revival and Slavic Languages

(4,781 words)

Author(s): Maxwell, Alexander
The Slavic world spreads from Eastern Europe to the Pacific coast of Siberia. Around 280 million people have some variety of Slavic as their native language; about half are speakers of Russian. Slavic literary traditions date back to the 9th century CE, when Greek Orthodox missionaries Cyril and Methodius devised the first Slavic alphabet, now known as Glagolitic, for Old Church Slavic. While historical Slavs have used several different alphabets, all modern Slavic languages are written in…
Date: 2024-01-23

Natural Reciprocals (forthcoming)

(3 words)

Author(s): Wiemer, Björn
forthcomingBjörn Wiemer
Date: 2024-01-23

Negation (forthcoming)

(3 words)

Author(s): Vakareliyska, Cynthia
forthcomingCynthia Vakareliyska
Date: 2024-01-23

Negation in Russian (forthcoming)

(5 words)

Author(s): Paducheva, Elena Viktorovna
forthcomingElena Viktorovna Paducheva
Date: 2024-01-23


(5,267 words)

Author(s): Škrabal, Michal
Neologisms are innovative lexical units, not yet fully entrenched in the lexical system of language and perceived as new and symptomatic by an essential part of the language community.Neologisms are innovative lexical units, not yet fully entrenched in the lexical system of language and perceived as new and symptomatic by an essential part of the language community.The notable features of neologisms are the following:temporal markedness: together with archaisms/historisms, they constitute the time-delimited layer of a lexicon;affiliation to the periphery of the lexical…
Date: 2024-01-23

Neo-Štokavian Accent (forthcoming)

(5 words)

Author(s): Hodžić, Jasmin | Greenberg, Marc L.
ForthcomingJasmin HodžićMarc L. Greenberg
Date: 2024-01-23