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Mongolic and Slavic
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Intensive Mongolic–Slavic contacts started in the 13th century, as Turco-Mongolian troops led by Mongolian rulers invaded Eastern Europe. The Mongolian warriors spoke Middle Mongolian, and their contacts with locals brought a set of loanwords into East Slavic languages, mostly into Russian. The Russian expansion to east Siberia in the 17th century and the Mongolic-speaking Kalmyk migration to Russia of the late 16th century created conditions for linguistic interactions between Russian and Mongo…

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Gruntov, Il´ja, “Mongolic and Slavic”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief University of Kansas General Editor University of Chicago Associate Editors University of Kansas Brown University University of Amsterdam University of Warsaw University of Zagreb University of Mainz Stockholm University Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble, Stephen M. Dickey, Masako Ueda Fidler, René Genis, Marek Łaziński, Anita Peti-Stantić, Björn Wiemer, Nadežda V. Zorixina-Nilsson. Consulted online on 03 June 2020 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032502>
First published online: 2020

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