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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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Dybo’s Law

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Author(s): Kapović, Mate
Dybo’s law is a name given to a rightward accentual shift that occurs in Proto-Slavic accentual paradigm b or in nonacute accentual paradigm a (a.p. a; see Slavic accentology), where the original *ˋ and *˜ (nonacute prosodemes in immobile accentual paradigm; “dominant circumflexes” in the terminology of the Moscow accentological school) shift to the next syllable (the recessive circumflexes, *  ̏ and *  ̑, which are phonologically unstressed, do not shift, nor does the old acute *˝), e.g., * bòba ‘bean-gen.sg’ > * boba̍. The law is named after the two great Russian accentolog…
Date: 2020-05-22