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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Cognitive Linguistics (Cognitive Grammar)

(8 words)

Author(s): Janda, Laura | Dickey, Stephen
forthcomingLaura JandaStephen Dickey
Date: 2020-05-22

Cognitive Semantics

(3,365 words)

Author(s): Katunar, Daniela
This article describes the main tenets of cognitive semantics as an integral part of the cognitive linguistics enterprise, establishing a link between older functionalist approaches and contemporary semantic approaches in Slavic studies. The chapter focuses on novel perspectives in cognitive semantics offered by Slavic languages, particulary a strong development of cognitive approaches to morphosemantics and the study of the lexicon-grammar continuum. Cognitive semantics is usually described as an integral part of the larger cognitive linguistics enterpri…
Date: 2020-05-22

Cokan´e

(2,730 words)

Author(s): Jankowiak, Mirosław
The article discusses an archaic phonetic process that consists in the indifferentiation of the consonants [ʦ̑] and [t͡ʃ], pronounced as [ʦ̑] or [ʦ̑j], e.g., [tʃaj] can be pronounced as [ʦ̑aj] or [ʦ̑jaj] ‘tea’.  Cokan´e occurs in Russian (the northern dialect cluster, the Pskov cluster of central Russian subdialects, and the eastern area of central Russian subdialects) and northeastern Belarusian subdialects. This phenomenon is often accompanied by a process that consists in the pronunciation of [ʦ̑] as [t͡ʃ] called  čokan ´e. A process that is similar to  cokan´e also takes pla…
Date: 2020-05-22

Cold War and Slavic Studies

(11 words)

Author(s): Rivers, William P. | Brecht, Richard D.
forthcomingWilliam P. RiversRichard D. Brecht
Date: 2020-05-22

Comparison Clauses

(5 words)

Author(s): Letuchiy, Alexander
forthcomingAlexander Letuchiy
Date: 2020-05-22

Compensatory Lengthening

(2,680 words)

Author(s): Kavitskaya, Darya
Compensatory lengthening in Slavic is a process whereby the deletion of the second vowel in a disyllabic sequence results in the lengthening of the preceding vowel. The lengthening depends on a number of language-specific conditions, such as the identity of the deleting vowel, the identity and the accentual properties of the lengthening vowel, the identity of the intervening consonant, and the position of the disyllabic unit within the word. This article summarizes the conditions that a…
Date: 2020-05-22

Complementation

(5 words)

Author(s): Sonnenhauser, Barbara | Wiemer, Björn
forthcomingBarbara SonnenhauserBjörn Wiemer
Date: 2020-05-22

Complex Prepositions

(5 words)

Author(s): Stosic, Dejan
forthcomingDejan Stosic
Date: 2020-05-22

Complex Sentences

(5 words)

Author(s): Weiss, Daniel
forthcomingDaniel Weiss
Date: 2020-05-22

Computer-Mediated Communication

(5 words)

Author(s): Perelmutter, Renee
forthcomingRenee Perelmutter
Date: 2020-05-22

Conjunctions

(6 words)

Author(s): Zorikhina-Nilsson Author, Nadezjda | Nilsson, Morgan
forthcomingNadezjda Zorikhina-Nilsson AuthorMorgan Nilsson
Date: 2020-05-22

Construction Grammar and Slavic

(8 words)

Author(s): Rakhilina, Ekaterina | Uhlik, Mladen
forthcomingEkaterina RakhilinaMladen Uhlik
Date: 2020-05-22

Contact Linguistics and Slavic

(7 words)

Author(s): Głuszkowski, Michał
forthcomingMichał Głuszkowski
Date: 2020-05-22

Contraction

(4 words)

Author(s): Feldstein, Ronald
forthcomingRonald Feldstein
Date: 2020-05-22

Control Constructions

(5 words)

Author(s): Meyer, Roland
forthcomingRoland Meyer
Date: 2020-05-22

Conversation Analysis

(6 words)

Author(s): Grenoble, Lenore A.
forthcomingLenore A. Grenoble
Date: 2020-05-22

Corpus (Based) Research and Slavic

(9 words)

Author(s): Divjak, Dagmar | Eckhoff, Hanne
forthcomingDagmar DivjakHanne Eckhoff
Date: 2020-05-22

Croatian

(4 words)

Author(s): Peti-Stantić, Anita
forthcomingAnita Peti-Stantić
Date: 2020-05-22