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Old Novgorod Dialect
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The article highlights main features of the Old Novgorod dialect, a peripheral East Slavic vernacular featuring both striking archaisms and rare innovations, differentiating it from the bulk of the Old East Slavic dialects. In the first section, the birchbark letters, the main corpus documenting the Old Novgorodian, are…

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Sitchinava, Dmitri, “Old Novgorod Dialect”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 08 December 2021 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032029>
First published online: 2020



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