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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See Euphemism, Taboo.
Date: 2023-08-10

Taxis (forthcoming)

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Author(s): Barentsen, Adriaan | Xrakovskij, Viktor Samuilovič
forthcomingAdriaan BarentsenViktor Samuilovič Xrakovskij
Date: 2023-08-10

Taxonomy of Slavic Languages, History of the

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Author(s): Saenko, Mikhail N.
The article presents an overview of classifications of the Slavic languages, from Dobrovský until the present day. Looking at numerous competing concepts that appeared in the 19th and early 20th centuries, it shows how the trichotomic system emerged as the winner and became universally accepted. Differences within the trichotomic classification and particular questions associated with it are also discussed. The focus of research in the 20th century shifted when scholars became more intere…
Date: 2023-08-10

Taymyr Govorka (forthcoming)

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Author(s): Urmanchieva, Anna
forthcomingAnna Urmanchieva
Date: 2023-08-10

Telicity and Terminativity

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Author(s): Genis, René
The terms “telicity” and “terminativity” are used to denote the component of the (lexical) semantic makeup of verbs, verb phrases, sentences, and/or situations relating to their being or not being goal oriented, and so to their (in)completability, their (un)boundedness (Dahl 1981: 83). Although often considered synonymous, the terms have different origins and have been differently defined. The article discusses and compares both terms and briefly presents the debate on their definition a…
Date: 2023-08-10

Tense (forthcoming)

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Author(s): Lehmann, Volkmar
forthcomingVolkmar Lehmann
Date: 2023-08-10


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See Telicity and Terminativity.
Date: 2023-08-10

Terms of Address (forthcoming)

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Author(s): Oslon, Mikhail
forthcomingMikhail Oslon
Date: 2023-08-10