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Slavonic Languages
(6,076 words)

1. Introduction

The number of words of Arabic origin (or words borrowed from other sources via Arabic) in the Slavonic languages differs from one language to another. There are, for instance, more than fifty Arabic loanwords in Czech (Machek 1968; Rejzek 2001), approximately seventy in Russian (Vasmer 1950–1958), almost three h…

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Václav Blažek, “Slavonic Languages”, in: Encyclopedia of Arabic Language and Linguistics, Managing Editors Online Edition: Lutz Edzard, Rudolf de Jong. Consulted online on 15 August 2022 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1570-6699_eall_EALL_COM_0311>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004177024, 20090831

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