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Title: Praktische Grammatik der Kleinrussischen (ruthenischen) Sprache
Written By: Michael Mitrofanowicz
Series Title: LINCOM Gramatica 94
Description:

In einem großen Teile Galiziens, der Bukowina, Nordungarns, Südrußlands und
in zahlreichen Ortschaften Kaukasiens, wie auch in Kolonien in Rumänien und
Südungarn spricht die Bevölkerung Kleinrussisch (ruthenisch). Außerdem
leben auch in Amerika mehrere Tausende dorthin ausgewanderte Kleinrussen.
Die Sprecherzahl wird auf etwa 20 Millionen geschätzt. Behufs Aneignung
einer korrekten Aussprache werden anfangs einige Seiten mit der
Aussprache-Transkription versehen und übersichtlich verfaßt und allen
Lesestücken wurde daneben die wortgetreue Übersetzung beigefügt.

Das Wörterbuch enthält die zum alltäglich Verkehr notwendigen Ausdrücke
(ca. 2400 Wörter) und die Vokabeln zu den Übungssätzen. Obzwar das
vorliegende Werk keinen Anspruch auf erschöpfende wissenschaftliche
Behandlung der Sprache erheben kann, wurde dennoch die wissenschaftliche
Basis nirgends verlassen (Re-edition; originally published 1891 in Wien;
written in German)

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: Lincom GmbH
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Typology
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Format: Paperback
ISBN-13: 9783862901319
Pages: 192
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