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The Slavic Languages

The Slavic Languages

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  • Date Published: October 2006
  • availability: Available
  • format: Hardback
  • isbn: 9780521223157

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  • Including Bosnian, Russian, Polish and Slovak, the Slavic group of languages is the fourth largest Indo-European sub-group. Spoken by 297 million people, it is one of the major language families of the modern world. This book presents a survey of all aspects of the linguistic structure of the Slavic languages. Roland Sussex and Paul Cubberley cover Slavic dialects and sociolinguistic issues, and the socio-historical evolution of the Slavic languages, in addition to general linguistic topics.

    • Covers all aspects of the languages, so is a total, self-contained description
    • Aimed at a wide readership, bridging the gap between specialist and non-specialist linguistic requirements
    • Knowledge of Slavic languages is not required - all examples are transliterated
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    Review of the hardback: '… this is a thoroughly researched work of considerable value.' Slavonic and East European Review (SEER)

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    Product details

    • Date Published: October 2006
    • format: Hardback
    • isbn: 9780521223157
    • length: 660 pages
    • dimensions: 229 x 152 x 41 mm
    • weight: 1.13kg
    • availability: Available
  • Table of Contents

    1. Introduction
    2. Socio-historical evolution
    3. Phonology
    4. Morphophonology
    5. Morphology: inflexion
    6. Syntactic categories and morphosyntax
    7. Syntax: sentence structure
    8. Word-formation
    9. Lexis
    10. Dialects
    11. Sociolinguistic issues.

  • Authors

    Roland Sussex, University of Queensland

    Paul Cubberley

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