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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Labile (Ambitransitive) Verbs

(5 words)

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

Language Loss: Czech in the Diaspora

(14,246 words)

Author(s): Cope, Lida | Dittmann, Robert
This entry focuses on language shift and loss in the Czech diaspora. It provides a comprehensive introduction to the most notable historically Czech communities around the world, explains the major types of mass emigration, reviews available research on the key historically Czech metropolitan centers and rural communities, features Texas Czech as one well examined diasporic variety, and offers some contrastive and general observations on language change in the Czech diaspora. Introduction: Language contact, shift, and lossIt is estimated that nearly half of the world’s…
Date: 2020-05-22

Law of Open Syllables

(7 words)

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


(4 words)

Author(s): Spencer, Andrew | Wiemer, Björn
forthcomingAndrew SpencerBjörn Wiemer
Date: 2020-05-22

Lexical Functions

(6 words)

Author(s): Mel'čuk, Igor' | Iomdin, Leonid
forthcomingIgor' Mel'čukLeonid Iomdin
Date: 2020-05-22


(4 words)

Author(s): Arsenijević, Boban
forthcomingBoban Arsenijević
Date: 2020-05-22

Lexical Typology

(6 words)

Author(s): Levin, Ivan | Reznikova, Tat'jana
forthcomingIvan LevinTat'jana Reznikova
Date: 2020-05-22