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Title: The Slavonic Languages
Edited By: Bernard Comrie
Greville G. Corbett
Series Title: Routledge Languge Family Descriptions
Description:

New in paperback, The Slavonic Languages provides chapter-length descriptions 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, Roman, Cyrillic and Glagolitic alphabets, the relationship to one another through their common ancestor, Proto Slavonic, and the extent to which various Slavonic languages have survived in emigration.

Contributors include P. Cubberley, University of Melbourne,A. Schenker, Yale University, D. Short, University of London, G. Stone, University of Oxford, and A. Rothstein, University of Massachusetts.

Publication Year: 2003
Publisher: Routledge (Taylor and Francis)
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Linguistic Field(s): Language Documentation
Language Family(ies): Slavic Subgroup
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Format: Paperback
ISBN: 0415280788
ISBN-13: N/A
Pages: 1072
Prices: 39.95