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Inter-Slavic Language Contact
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Besides numerous instances of contact with non-Slavic languages, Slavic languages and their varieties have been and continue to be in contact with other Slavic languages. Instances of inter-Slavic contact encompass phenomena as different as the century-long diglossic interaction of Church Slavic and Russian, standardization of “smaller” Slavic vernacular languages using linguist…

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Rabus, Achim, “Inter-Slavic Language Contact”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief: Marc L. Greenberg, General Editor: Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 02 October 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032579>
First published online: 2020

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