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Hungarian language throughout the territory of multinational Hungary. Thus, in the completely different political circumstances of the 1840s, a new attempt to codify the Slovak language arose in the work of Ľudovít Štúr, motivated by the defense of Slovak national rights, in which representatives of the

SLD sensu lato, i.e., contact varieties of Slavic languages. The term “migrant language” typically refers to first-generation migrants, the term “heritage language” to second-generation migrants living in a bilingual environment from an early age. A heritage language is neither first (native) language

-Slavism” (Herkel 1826: 4), Herkel (1786–ca 1865), published Elementa universalis linguae slavicae e vivis dialectis eruta et sanis logicae principiis suffulta ‘Elements of a universal Slavic language, identified from the living dialects and strengthened by the principles of rational logic’ in 1826. His primary

language 12, 23–32. Dorian, Nancy 1981. Language death: The life cycle of a Scottish Gaelic dialect. Philadelphia. Dorian, Nancy (ed.) 1989. Investigating obsolescence: Studies in language contraction and death. Cambridge UK. Dorian, Nancy 1993. Internally and externally motivated change in contact

names that existed before the Slavic colonization motivated patrials such as LCS višľane (⇐ Visla ‘Vistula’), bužane (⇐ Bugъ), moravjane (⇐ Morava), važane (⇐ Vah), timočane (⇐ Timok). The metaphoric patrials are based on an associative relation between a social group and some feature of their

Bolesław I the Brave, the first king of Poland, who ruled around 1000 CE (the exact inscription contains a grammatical error, “Princes Polonie”). The name is also motivated by an earlier ethnonym Polanie (sg Polanin) – one of west Slavic tribes, which had been unified into a single state. The name Polanie

-Lithuania and South Russian or Little Russian in the Russian Empire, the history of this language goes back to the period of Kyivan Rusʹ. Ukrainian is currently viewed as a pluricentric language characterized by two national varieties, the first one being used in Ukraine and neighboring ethnic territories

Author: Siri Lamoureaux

, motivated by the need for recognition and the imperative to read the Bible. It has been extraordinarily successful, if not for generating a great tradition of literacy, at the very least in its ideological and symbolic role, and the kinds of gendered subjects it produces. The idea that language is thought

In: Faits de Langues

Regional Autonomy granting recognition to all its ethnic languages. It describes the evolution of the status of Rama a very devalued and agonizing language, and the development of description and revitalization project motivated by ethnic identity issues in a first phase, then as support for the

In: Faits de Langues

, the Dolgan form the largest group of indigenous people living on the Taimyr Peninsula. According to census data in Taimyr from 2010 2 the ethnic group of Dolgan is comprised of 5,393 persons. Their language is closely related to Yakut; some researchers even consider Dolgan as a dialect of Yakut

In: A Grammar of Nganasan