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Albanian and Slavic in 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 Balk…

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Ylli, Xhelal, “Albanian and Slavic in Contact”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 11 April 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_033657>
First published online: 2020



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