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Fri Jun 17 2011

Qs: References for a Range of Dialects Needed

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        1.     Robert McColl Millar , References for a Range of Dialects Needed

Message 1: References for a Range of Dialects Needed
Date: 17-Jun-2011
From: Robert McColl Millar <r.millarabdn.ac.uk>
Subject: References for a Range of Dialects Needed
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I'm beginning work on linguistic attrition (particularly lexical attrition) in
language 'islands' in Europe which are now in close contact with a
dominant near relative. Any references in any language to any of the
following varieties would be much appreciated:

- Traditional Polish dialects of Silesia (i.e., descended from pre-1945
local varieties)

- Traditional varieties spoken on Gotland (Sweden)

- Traditional varieties spoken in Skåne (Sweden)

- Tsakonian (Greece)

- Trebizond and Pontic varieties spoken in Greece

Many thanks,

Robert McColl Millar

Linguistic Field(s): Historical Linguistics


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