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The Language of Slovakia's Rusyns
     

The Language of Slovakia's Rusyns

by Juraj Vanko
 
Rusyns are a national minority in Slovakia who live primarily in the northeastern part of the country where it borders on Poland and Ukraine. This book describes the position of the Rusyn literary language and Rusyn dialects of eastern Slovakia between and among the Ukrainian and Slovak literary languages and their dialects. The author ilustrates how Rusyn sentence

Overview

Rusyns are a national minority in Slovakia who live primarily in the northeastern part of the country where it borders on Poland and Ukraine. This book describes the position of the Rusyn literary language and Rusyn dialects of eastern Slovakia between and among the Ukrainian and Slovak literary languages and their dialects. The author ilustrates how Rusyn sentence structure is distinguished by some very specific features.
The book first provides background information on the relationship of language to the national awakening and on the Rusyn spoken dialects and literary language of eastern Slovakia. A concluding chapter provides a detailed anlaysis of the phonological, morphological, lexical, and syntactical features of the Rusyn language.
The entire text is bilingual, in English and Slovak.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780880334372
Publisher:
Eastern European Monographs
Publication date:
06/28/2000
Series:
East European Monographs
Pages:
250
Product dimensions:
5.80(w) x 8.85(h) x 0.85(d)

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