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Proto-Slavic
(8,445 words)

The entry provides a basic description of Proto-Slavic, the common ancestor of all historical and modern Slavic languages. The language was spoken until ca. 600 CE, after which it gradually disintegrated into separate dialects and ultimately languages. Although long extinct and never written, Proto-Slavic can b…

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Majer, Marek, “Proto-Slavic”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief General Editor Marc L. Greenberg, Lenore A. Grenoble. Consulted online on 22 February 2024 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032015>
First published online: 2020



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