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Albanian and Slavic Contact
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Centuries-long geographical proximity between Albanian and Slavic speakers resulted in numerous language contact phenomena, which intensified with the medieval expanse of the Bulgarian and Serbian states in the Balkans and diminished with the Ottoman Empire’s advancement into and conquest of the Balkan Peni…

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Ylli, Xhelal, “Albanian and Slavic Contact”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief General Editor Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 22 July 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_033657>
First published online: 2020



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