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The Slavonic languages

Author: Bernard Comrie; Greville G Corbett
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1993.
Series: Routledge reference.; Routledge language family descriptions.
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This book provides a chapter-length description of each of the modern Slavonic languages and the attested extinct Slavonic languages. Individual chapters discuss the various alphabets that have been used to write Slavonic languages, in particular the Roman, Cyrillic and Glagolitic alphabets; the relationship of the Slavonic languages to other Indo-European languages; their relationship to one another through their  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Reference works
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Slavonic languages.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1993
(OCoLC)606321825
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Bernard Comrie; Greville G Corbett
ISBN: 0415047552 9780415047555
OCLC Number: 24796613
Description: xiii, 1078 pages : maps ; 25 cm.
Contents: Transliteration from Cyrillic --
1. Introduction / Bernard Comrie and Greville G. Corbett --
2. Alphabets and transliteration / Paul Cubberley --
3. Proto-Slavonic / Alexander M. Schenker --
South Slavonic Languages --
4. Old Church Slavonic / David Huntley --
5. Bulgarian / Ernest A. Scatton --
6. Macedonian / Victor A. Friedman --
7. Serbo-Croat / Wayles Browne --
8. Slovene / T. M. S. Priestly --
West Slavonic Languages --
9. Czech / David Short --
10. Slovak / David Short --
11. Sorbian / Gerald Stone --
12. Polish / Robert A. Rothstein --
13. Cassubian / Gerald Stone --
14. Polabian / Kazimierz Polanski --
East Slavonic Languages --
15. Russian / Alan Timberlake --
16. Belorussian / Peter Mayo --
17. Ukrainian / George Y. Shevelov --
18. Slavonic Languages in Emigration / Roland Sussex.
Series Title: Routledge reference.; Routledge language family descriptions.
Responsibility: edited by Bernard Comrie and Greville G. Corbett.
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A comprehensive treatment of all the Slavonic languages, this volume is written by experts in the field, and details the morphology, lexis and syntax, as well as the sociolinguistic profile of each,  Read more...

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Acknowledgements … vii Abbreviations … viii Notes on symbols … xi Transliteration from Cyrillic … xii 1. Introduction (Bernard Comrie and Greville C. Corbett) … 1 2. Alphabets and transliteration (Paul Cubberley) … 20 3. Proto-Slavonic (Alexander M. Schenker) … 60 SOUTH SLAVONIC LANGUAGES 4. Old Church Slavonic (David Huntley) … 125 5. Bulgarian (Ernest A. Scatton) … 188 6. Macedonian (Victor A. Friedman) … 249 7. Serbo-Croat (Wayles Browne) … 306 8. Slovene (T.M.S. Priestly) … 388 WEST SLAVONIC LANGUAGES 9. Czech (David Short) … 455 10. Slovak (David Short) … 533 11. Sorbian (Gerald Stone) … 593 12. Polish (Robert A. Rothstein) … 686 13. Cassubian (Gerald Stone) … 759 14. Polabian (Kazimierz Polański) … 795 EAST SLAVONIC LANGUAGES 15. Russian (Alan Timberlake) … 827 16. Belorussian (Peter Mayo) … 887 17. Ukrainian (George Y. Shevelov) … 947 18. Slavonic Languages in Emigration (Roland Sussex) … 999 Index … 1037

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