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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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  • Absentive
  • Accentology
  • Aktionsart
  • Albanian and Slavic in Contact
  • Antipassive
  • Archaeology of the Early Slavs
  • Archaeology of the Slavic Migrations
  • Balkan Slavic and Balkan Turkish
  • Balto-Slavic Accentology, Schools of
  • Belarusian
  • Borrowing
  • Bulgarian
  • Bunjevci, Language of the
  • Burgenland Croatian (Gradišćanskohrvatski jezik)
  • Čakavian
  • Cekanne-Dzekanne
  • Cognitive Semantics
  • Cokan´e
  • Compensatory Lengthening
  • Da Clauses/Connectives
  • Day Names
  • De Saussure’s Law
  • Discourse Markers
  • Doukhobors, Language of the
  • Dybo’s Law
  • Epigraphy
  • Food and Drink
  • Functional Grammar (Leningrad/St. Petersburg School)
  • Functional Operations
  • Functional Syntax
  • Functions of L-Participle
  • Genetics and Slavic Languages
  • Hovorová Čeština
  • Infinitives, Constructions with
  • Iranian and Slavic
  • Istro-Romanian
  • Ivšić’s Retraction
  • Kashubian
  • Keyword and Keymorph Analysis
  • Kinship Terms
  • Language Loss: Czech in the Diaspora
  • Merger of Alveolar and Dental Fricatives and Affricates (Mazurism)
  • Middle Ruthenian
  • Middle Voice (Medium)
  • Mongolic and Slavic
  • Montenegrin
  • Month Names
  • Moravian
  • Nomina Actionis
  • Obecná Čeština
  • Obscure Prehistorical Accessions to the Slavic Lexicon
  • Old Believers, Language of the
  • Paucal
  • Phonosemantics (Phonosymbolism, Sound Symbolism)
  • Phonotactics and Sandhi
  • Pochylenie
  • Polabian
  • Polish
  • Polszczyzna Kresowa (Południowa): The Polish Language in Ukraine
  • Prague School Phonology
  • Predicative Instrumental
  • Prostorečie (Gorodskoe)
  • Proto-Slavic
  • Purism
  • Recipient Passive
  • Romance and Slavic
  • Romani and Slavic
  • Russian Pidgin Languages
  • Russkaja Razgovornaja Reč´
  • Second-Language Acquisition
  • Silesian (in Czech Republic)/Lachian
  • Silesian (in Poland)
  • Slavic and Indo-European
  • Slavic Gender Linguistics
  • Slavic Homeland and Migrations
  • Slavic Languages and National Revival
  • Slovincian
  • Spisovná Čeština (History of)
  • Stang’s Law
  • Štokavian
  • Syllable Structure
  • Translation and Interpreting at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Hague
  • Turkic Languages and Slavic
  • Uralic and Slavic
  • Vowel Gradation
  • Warsaw-Toruń School
  • ESLL Tentative Table of Contents as of May 2020

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    1. The Languages of the Slavic Language Family: Their Structure and Their History

    Slavic and Indo-Europeanpublished
    Slavic and Balticforthcoming
    Map of Slavic Languagescommissioned
    Slavic Homeland and Migrationspublished
    Taxonomy of Slavic Languages, History ofcommissioned
    Proto-Slavicpublished
    Church Slavic, Canonicalforthcoming
    Church Slavic, Recensions offorthcoming
    South Slavic Languagescommissioned
    West Slavic Languagescommissioned
    East Slavic Languagescommissioned
    Bulgarianpublished
    Macedonianforthcoming
    Croato-Serbian, Serbo-Croatian (19th c.-1990)commissioned
    Bosnianforthcoming
    Croatiancommissioned
    Montenegrinpublished
    Serbianforthcoming
    Sloveneforthcoming
    Czechcommissioned
    Slovakcommissioned
    Sorbian, Lower and Uppercommissioned
    Polishpublished
    Kashubianpublished
    Belarusianpublished
    Ukrainianforthcoming
    Russianforthcoming
    Silesian (in Poland)published
    Silesian (in Czech Republic)/Lachianpublished
    Moravianpublished
    Kajkavianforthcoming
    Čakavianpublished
    Štokavianpublished
    Prekmurjeforthcoming
    Torlakforthcoming
    Carpatho-Rusynforthcoming
    Pannonian Rusynforthcoming
    Middle Ruthenianpublished
    Burgenland Croatian (Gradišćanskohrvatski jezik)published
    Molise Slavicpublished
    Resianforthcoming
    Polszczyzna Kresowa (Północna)commissioned
    Polszczyzna Kresowa (Południowa): The Polish Language in Ukrainepublished
    Old Believers, Language of thepublished
    Doukhobors, Language of thepublished
    Western Polesia, Languagecommissioned
    Bunjevci, Language of thepublished
    Pomaks, Language of theforthcoming
    Goranci (Gorani) , Language of thecommissioned
    Bulgarians of the Banat, Language of thecommissioned
    Surzhykforthcoming
    Trasjankaforthcoming
    Russenorsktentative
    Russian Pidgin Languagespublished
    Alaskan Russianforthcoming
    Prostorečie (Gorodskoe)published
    Russkaja Razgovornaja Reč'published
    Žargon Padonkovforthcoming
    Spisovná čeština (History of)published
    Hovorová češtinapublished
    Obecná češtinapublished
    Illyrian Movementforthcoming
    Slaveno-Serbskitentative
    Medieval Rusian Diglossia (OCS + Rusian)tentative
    Polabianpublished
    Pannoniantentative
    Slovincianpublished
    Novgorod Dialect (Birchbark)commissioned
    Cokan´epublished
    2. Theoretical Approaches
    Cognitive Linguistics (Cognitive grammar)forthcoming
    Cognitive Semanticspublished
    Computational Linguistics and Slavictentative
    Construction Grammar and Slavicforthcoming
    Dialectology and Linguistic Typology in Comparative Linguisticsforthcoming
    Existing (Slavic) Linguistic Corporatentative
    Corpus(-Based) Research and Slavicforthcoming
    Parallel Corpora of Slavic Languagestentative
    Corpus-Based Contrastive Analysistentative
    Contrastive Analysis/Contrastive Linguisticstentative
    Discourse Analysis and Slavictentative
    Functional Grammar (Leningrad/St. Petersburg School)published
    Prague School Linguisticscommissioned
    Prague Linguistic Circlecommissioned
    Jakobsonian Linguisticstentative
    Functional Sentence Perspectiveforthcoming
    Prague School Phonologypublished
    Schools of Phonology: Moscow, St. Petersburgforthcoming
    Functional Syntaxpublished
    Functional-Communicative Syntaxtentative
    Communicative Grammartentative
    Generative Grammar, Minimalism, Government, and Binding and Slavictentative
    Optimality and Slavictentative
    Text Linguistics and Slavictentative
    Formal Semanticstentative
    Lexical Semanticstentative
    Slavic Gender Linguisticspublished
    Kazan' Schoolcommissioned
    Political Discourse Analysistentative
    Meaning ↔ textforthcoming
    Warsaw-Toruń Schoolpublished

    3. Phonetics and Phonology

    Vowel Gradationpublished
    Clitic Placementtentative
    Accent Systems, Suprasegmental Phonetics, and Phonologycommissioned
    Consonantal Phonetics and Phonologytentative
    Vocalic Phonetics and Phonologytentative
    Pitch-Accenttentative
    Quantity Systemstentative
    Fixed Accent Systemstentative
    Syllable Structurepublished
    Phonotactics and Sandhipublished
    Syntax-Phonology Interfacecommissioned
    Intonation (Sentence)tentative
    Cekanne-Dzekannepublished
    Akan'e-Jakan'eforthcoming
    Czech Ablaut (česká přehláska)tentative
    Polish Ablauttentative
    Phonosemantics (Phonosymbolism, Sound Symbolism)published

    4. Morphosyntax

    Feminitives (Word Formation)forthcoming
    Compoundingtentative
    Neologismstentative
    Voice: Combinatoricsforthcoming
    Voice and Diathesis (History of Notions in Slavic Linguistics)forthcoming
    Passiveforthcoming
    Reflexive Passiveforthcoming
    Antipassivepublished
    Middle Voice (Medium)published
    Recipient Passivepublished
    Inchoative Passivetentative
    Absentivepublished
    Definiteness (Morphological)forthcoming
    Finiteness / Nonfinite and Finite Verbal Formstentative
    Prefixation (Verbal, Morphology)tentative
    Prefixation from a Typological Perspectivetentative
    Derivationforthcoming
    Inflectional Systemscommissioned
    Affixationtentative
    Inflectioncommissioned
    Aktionsartpublished
    Lexical Aspect (Clause Semantic feature)tentative
    Functions of L-Participlepublished
    Inchoativitytentative
    Ingressivitytentative
    Telicity and Terminativitytentative
    Iterativity, Habituality, and Inactual Presenttentative
    Iterative and Habitual Verbstentative
    Factualness and Factivitytentative
    Causation and Causativestentative
    Grammatical Categoriescommissioned
    Numbercommissioned
    Paucalpublished
    Dualtentative
    Case and Semantic Rolestentative
    Personcommissioned
    Aspectforthcoming
    Aspectual Pairstentative
    Biaspectual Verbstentative
    Anaspectual verbs (Unaspectual, Nonaspectual)forthcoming
    Impersonal Constructionsforthcoming
    Complex Sentencesforthcoming
    Tenseforthcoming
    Historical Presenttentative
    Evidentialitycommissioned
    Virilitytentative
    Relative Clausesforthcoming
    Complementationcommissioned
    Complementizerstentative
    Conditionalstentative
    Clause Linkageforthcoming
    Comparison Clausesforthcoming
    Word Orderforthcoming
    Particlesforthcoming
    Modal Particlescommissioned
    Focus Particlesforthcoming
    Verb Particlesforthcoming
    Agreementtentative
    Participles, Constructions withforthcoming
    Gerunds, Constructions withcommissioned
    Infinitives, Constructions withpublished
    Infinitive Loss (Balkans)commissioned
    Nomina Actionispublished
    Prepositions (PP)forthcoming
    Complex Prepositionsforthcoming
    Secondary Predicatesforthcoming
    Adverbscommissioned
    Adjectivestentative
    Nounstentative
    Conjunctionscommissioned
    Verb Classificationscommissioned
    Verbs of Motioncommissioned
    Numerals, Constructions withforthcoming
    Future (Heterogeneous Types)tentative
    Pluperfect (Modern Slavic)commissioned
    Preterite Systems in Slavictentative
    Reflexive Reciprocalscommissioned
    Quotations and Quotativesforthcoming
    Deixisforthcoming
    Metaphor, Metonymytentative
    Comparison (Comparative Constructions, Degree)tentative
    Definiteness (Syntactic)tentative
    Negation in Russianforthcoming
    Possessionforthcoming
    Predicative Possessiontentative
    Inalienable Possessioncommissioned
    Adnominal Possessive Constructionscommissioned
    External Possessorscommissioned
    Subject (Treatment of)forthcoming
    Object, Direct and Indirect (Treatment of)commissioned
    Spacetentative
    Modalitycommissioned
    Moodcommissioned
    Taxisforthcoming
    Differential Object Marking (DOM)tentative
    Differential Argument Marking (DAM)commissioned
    Be and Have: General Semantics, Grammaticalization, and Alignmentforthcoming
    Da Clauses/Connectivespublished
    Predicativescommissioned
    Raisingcommissioned
    Control Constructionscommissioned
    Clitic Climbingtentative
    Clitic Clusterscommissioned
    Predicative Instrumentalpublished
    Object Clitic Doublingforthcoming
    Iconicity in Grammartentative
    Colligationtentative

    5. Lexicon

    Time Expressions (Overview)tentative
    Month Namespublished
    Day Namespublished
    Kinship Termspublished
    Deonymstentative
    Toponomasticstentative
    Anthroponymsforthcoming
    Patronymicscommissioned
    Hydronymytentative
    Hypocoristicsforthcoming
    Group Names (Ethnonyms, Patrials, Endogamous, Exogamous)tentative
    Lexical Typologycommissioned
    Idiomstentative
    Polysemyforthcoming
    Euphemismtentative
    Body Partscommissioned
    Food and Drinkpublished
    False Friends (False Cognates)commissioned
    Borrowing (Overview)published
    Anglicisms in Slavic Languagestentative
    Labile (Ambitransitive) Verbstentative
    Natural Reciprocalstentative
    Reflexive Reciprocalstentative
    Onomatopoeiatentative
    Affixationtentative

    6. Lexicography

    Etymologyforthcoming
    Obscure Prehistorical Accessions to the Slavic Lexiconpublished
    Methodologytentative
    Moscow Schoolforthcoming
    Active Dictionaryforthcoming
    Tolkovo-Kombinatornyj Slovar'forthcoming
    Lexical Functionsforthcoming
    Lexemecommissioned

    7. Discourse and Pragmatics

    Structure of Text (Cohesion, Coherence, Discourse Flow, Intertextuality)tentative
    Genre Analysistentative
    Empathytentative
    Interactiontentative
    Conversation Analysistentative
    Turn-Taking and Adjacency Pairstentative
    Tacttentative
    Speech Acts, Illocutionary Acts, Relevancetentative
    Declarativetentative
    Exclamativetentative
    Performativestentative
    Imperativestentative
    Impositiontentative
    Referential Systemsforthcoming
    Requeststentative
    Social-Pragmatic Functions of Discoursetentative
    Humortentative
    Political Anecdotestentative
    Terms of Address (incl. Honorifics)tentative
    Contexttentative
    Discourse Markerspublished
    Discourse Particlestentative
    Face, Power, and Identityforthcoming
    Politeness/Impolitenessforthcoming
    Argumentationtentative
    Euphemism, Tabootentative
    Emphasistentative
    Intensificationtentative
    Critical Discourse Analysistentative
    Political Discoursetentative
    Implicaturetentative
    Relevancetentative
    Propositiontentative
    Keyword and Keymorph Analysispublished
    Collocation Analysistentative
    Registertentative
    Language Adaptationtentative
    Accommodationtentative
    Content Questiontentative
    Question Types/Interrogative Typestentative
    Mitigation, Hedgingtentative
    Computer-Mediated Communicationtentative
    Rhetorical Questiontentative
    Rhetoricstentative
    Silencetentative
    Abusetentative
    Vocative (Pragmatics)tentative
    Parentheticalsforthcoming
    Veridicalitycommissioned
    Echoic Deonticsforthcoming
    Jako Recitativumforthcoming

    8. Historical Linguistics, Diachronic Change, Diatopy

    Grammaticalizationforthcoming
    Lexicalizationforthcoming
    Jerforthcoming
    Jatforthcoming
    Polnoglasieforthcoming
    Pochyleniepublished
    Law of Open Syllablesforthcoming
    Syllabic Synharmonizationcommissioned
    Contractioncommissioned
    Palatalizationscommissioned
    Liquid Metathesiscommissioned
    Compensatory Lengtheningpublished
    Winter's Lawtentative
    Dybo's Lawpublished
    Ivšić's Retractionpublished
    Stang's Lawpublished
    De Saussure's Lawpublished
    Accentologypublished
    Aspect, Evolution and Development ofcommissioned
    Verbal Aspect in Old Church Slavicforthcoming
    Preterite Systems in Balkan Slaviccommissioned
    Reanalysisforthcoming
    Exaptationforthcoming
    Insubordinationtentative
    Functional Operationspublished
    Merger of Alveolar and Dental Fricatives and Affricates (Mazurism)published

    9. Writing

    Early Textual Monumentstentative
    Alphabetscommissioned
    Writing Traditionscommissioned
    Jazyčiecommissioned
    Transliterationtentative
    Glagoliticforthcoming
    Cyrillic, History oftentative
    Typographytentative
    Unicodecommissioned
    Epigraphypublished
    Bosančicatentative
    Bohoričicatentative
    Metelčicatentative
    Ideographs, Emoticonstentative
    Alhamijadoforthcoming

    10. Sociolinguistics

    Diglossia (Diglossic Situations)tentative
    Bilingualismtentative
    Interdialecttentative
    Code-Switchingtentative
    Diaspora, Slavic Languages incommissioned
    European Union, Slavic Languages in theforthcoming
    Habsburg Empire, Slavic Languages in thetentative
    Legal and Sociolinguistic Status of Štokavian-Based Languages in Bosnia and Herzegovinacommissioned
    Translation and Interpreting at the International Criminal Tribunal for the Former Yugoslavia in The Haguepublished
    Language Legislationtentative
    Language Rightstentative
    Slavic Languages as Minority Languagesforthcoming
    Slavic Languages and National Revivalpublished
    Ottoman Empire, Slavic Languages in theforthcoming
    Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth, Slavic Languages in thecommissioned
    Soviet Union, Slavic Languages in theforthcoming
    Yugoslavia, Slavic Languages inforthcoming
    Sociolects, Jargons, Slang, Invective (Mat, Prison Argot)tentative
    Purismpublished

    11. Language Contact, Areal Linguistics, and Multilingualism

    Contact Linguistics and Slaviccommissioned
    Inter-Slavic Contactforthcoming
    Balkan Convergence Areacommissioned
    Carpathian Convergence Areacommissioned
    Habsburg Convergence Areaforthcoming
    Baltic-Slavic-Finnish Convergence Areacommissioned
    Albanian and Slavic in Contactpublished
    Baltic Languages and Slavic in Contactcommissioned
    Germanic and Slavic Contact: Grammatical Effectscommissioned
    Germanic and Slavic: Lexiconforthcoming
    Greek and Slavic (in Contact)commissioned
    Iranian and Slavicpublished
    Mongolic and Slavicpublished
    Celto-Slavic Linguistic Relationship: Inheritance and Contactcommissioned
    Romance and Slavicpublished
    Romanian and Slavicforthcoming
    Istro-Romanian: A Romance-Speaking Enclave in a Slavic- Speaking Areapublished
    Siberian Languages and Russiancommissioned
    Turkic Languages and Slavicpublished
    Balkan Slavic and Balkan Turkishpublished
    Uralic and Slavicpublished
    Yiddish and Slavicforthcoming
    Romani and Slavicpublished
    Substrata in Slavic Languagesforthcoming
    Palaeo-Balkan Languages and Slaviccommissioned
    Language Loss: Czech in the Diasporapublished
    Hungarian and Slavicforthcoming
    Knaanic (Judeo-Slavic)tentative
    Cultural Borrowing in Lexicontentative

    12. Language Acquisition

    Heritage Languagestentative
    First-Language Acquisitionforthcoming
    Second-Language Acquisitionpublished
    First-Language Acquisition: Speech Acquisitiontentative
    First-Language Acquisition: Lexical Acquisitiontentative
    First-Language Acquisition: Development of Syntaxtentative
    First-Language Acquisition: Development of Morphologytentative
    First-Language Acquisition: Input/Child-Directed Speechforthcoming
    First-Language Acquisition: Monolingual and Bilingual Acquisition of Verbal Aspectforthcoming
    Bilingual Acquisitioncommissioned

    13. Special and Interdisciplinary Topics

    Balto-Slavic Accentology, Schools ofpublished
    Archaeology of the Early Slavspublished
    Archaeological Artifacts of the Slavs: 500–1000 CEforthcoming
    Archaeology of the Slavic Migrationspublished
    Aspectology (Historiography)forthcoming
    Genetics and Slavic Languagespublished
    Religion, Folklore, and Slavic Languagescommissioned
    Stylisticstentative
    Gesturetentative