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Turkic and Slavic Contact
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The article provides an overview of what is known about linguistic phenomena due to contacts between Slavic and Turkic languages. The hypothesis of Turkic contacts of the Pre-Slavic language is disputed; some new data are given regarding the oldest Turkic–Slavic contacts as well as an outline of the structural consequences of such contacts.

History of research

The beginning of the study of Turkiс loans in Slavic languages ​dates to the 18th and earl…

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Dybo, Anna Vladimirovna, “Turkic and Slavic Contact”, in: Encyclopedia of Slavic Languages and Linguistics Online, Editor-in-Chief Marc L. Greenberg. Consulted online on 03 June 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/2589-6229_ESLO_COM_032504>
First published online: 2020

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