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Polszczyzna Kresowa (Południowa): The Polish Language in Ukraine
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This article offers an overview of the history and modern use of the Polish language in Ukraine (historically called South Kresy Polish [Southeastern Borderland Polish]; Po polszczyzna południowokresowa). The section concerning the dialect’s history also incorporates a list of the main characteristics of the Polish language used in interwar Lviv (Uk LvivPo Lwów), with linguistic examples. In addition, the article includes the current stat…

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Dzięgiel, Ewa, “Polszczyzna Kresowa (Południowa): The Polish Language in Ukraine”, 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_032055>
First published online: 2020



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