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Moravian
(5,730 words)

The Moravian language is an alternative name for the Czech language spoken in Moravia, the eastern part of the Czech Republic. This variety of Czech in not internally homogeneous and stable – there are no common language norms for Moravian, but several Moravian organizations promote the Moravian language as an idiom distinct from the Czech language. On the other hand, the position of Standard Czech in Moravia is better…

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Bláha, Ondřej, “Moravian”, 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_031977>
First published online: 2020



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