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  LINGUIST List 13.3170: Anthropological Ling: Tsitsipis (1998)
It may remarked in passing, however, that it is not quite evident that Arvanitika had the category of optative in the past; ''some aspecrs of the history of the mood remains obscure'' (34, n12).
The author clearly aimed at the description of the situation of language shift in Arvanitika and not at understanding whether the patterns revealed are generally typical of sociolinguistic situations characterized by a strong functional distribution of two (or more) co- existing languages.
Arvanitika ke Elinika: Zitimata Poliglosikon ke Polipolitismikon Kinotiton.
linguistlist.org /issues/13/13-3170.html   (2360 words)

  
 Arvanitika - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arvanitika or Arvanitic (Greek: Αρβανίτικα; native name: Arbëríshte, spelled Αρbε̰ρίσ̈τε in the Greek-based Arvanitic alphabet) is the variety of Albanian traditionally spoken by the Arvanites, a population group in Greece.
Arvanitika is today an endangered language, as its speakers have been shifting to the use of Greek and most younger members of the community no longer speak it fluently.
Arvanitika is considered an endangered language due to the large-scale language shift towards Greek among the descendants of Arvanitika-speakers in recent decades.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arvanitika   (2246 words)

  
 Arvanites - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Arvanitika is under danger of extinction due to language shift towards Greek and due to large-scale migrations into the cities.
Regions with a strong traditional presence of Arvanites are found mainly in a compact area in southeast Greece, namely across Attica, southern Boeotia, the north-east of the Peloponnese, the south of the island of Euboea, the north of the island of Andros, and several islands of the Saronic Gulf including Salamis.
While Arvanitika was commonly called Albanian in Greece until the 20th century, the wish of Arvanites to express their ethnic identification as Greeks has led to a stance of rejecting the identification of the language with Albanian as well.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Arvanites   (3199 words)

  
 Report
Nevertheless, Arvanitika belongs to the linguistic family of Albanian, and it has evolved from one of the two linguistic groups of Albanian, the South Albanian Tosk (the other is the North Albanian Gheg).
Arvanitika has a dialectical richness: there are three different groups of dialects spoken, one in Thrace, one in Northwestern Greece (near the Albanian border), and one in Central and Southern Greece.
The latter, which includes the vast majority of speakers of Arvanitika in Greece, has by itself a great dialectical variety which makes some of these dialects to be, or to be perceived by the speakers as, mutually unintelligible (Nakratzas, 1992:86; Trudgill et al., 1975:44; Tsitsipis, 1983:297; Williams, 1992:85).
www.greekhelsinki.gr /english/reports/arvanites.html   (1930 words)

  
 KOPS - Die sprachliche Selbst- und Fremdkonstruktion am Beispiel eines arvanitischen Dorfes Griechenlands : eine ...
Diese Problematik wird hinsichtlich konkreter Bedrohungsfaktoren, nämlich a) den sozialdemographischen Veränderungen in unserem Forschungsfeld, b) der Sprachideologie der Einwohner und c) der albanischen Immigration in jüngster Zeit, diskutiert und angesichts empirischer Daten in Frage gestellt.
This issue is discussed and evaluated on the basis of empirical data on the concrete factors threatening the language’s survival, namely: a) sociodemographic changes within the body of its speakers, b) the linguistic ideology of the areas in which the language is spoken, and c) the recent influx of Albanian immigrants into this region.
The study’s findings indicate that, within the case-study village, Arvanitika does indeed remain a living language within the niches and islands of everyday communication and that it is transmitted to the younger generation by means of numerous networks.
www.ub.uni-konstanz.de /kops/volltexte/2004/1292   (481 words)

  
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Almost all speakers of Albanian (Arvanitika) are today bilingual, i.e.
So, it has acquired a separate (Ausbau) status from Albanian, in fact with dialectical richness; nevertheless, at least partial mutual intelligibility between Arvanite and Albanian exsists.
Pomaks live in the three departments of Western Thrace: they are the main component of the Muslim (in fact today Turkish) minority in Xanthi.
www1.fa.knaw.nl /mercator/eufacts/greece.htm   (787 words)

  
 ÊÅÍÔÑÏ ÅÑÅÕÍÙÍ ÌÅÉÏÍÏÔÉÊÙÍ ÏÌÁÄÙÍ [KEMO]
the cases of the Arvanitika and the languages of the Muslim minority of Western Thrace) while, in other instances (Vlach and Slav dialects of Macedonia), the participation on the part of the speakers was characterized by a sense of mistrust and fear.
The project was concluded with the publication of the proceedings of the four meetings: "The Linguistic Diversity in Greece, Proceedings of the Meetings", Alexandria Publications/KEMO, Athens 2001, (394 pages).
An increasing demand for a scientific forum for the exchange of ideas and information has led us to the idea of creating a special writing space for study and research.
www.kemo.gr /en/04.html   (1306 words)

  
 WOW... I MET AN ARVANITES! - Message Board - ezboard.com
ISKANDERAZEM Arvanitika Tongue 100% Greek dialect and not Albanian lenguage tosk
Arvanitika isn't Greek, it's a branch of the Albanian dialect of toskerishtja!!!
The funny thing is that many of these albanians actually deserted the turkish ranks and joined the arvanites after realising they were albanians (the arvanites usually gave their men orders in arvanitika which was understood by the albanian auxiliary troops)...!
p083.ezboard.com /fbalkansfrm36.showMessage?topicID=34.topic   (2803 words)

  
 Review, buy Albania: The Albanians: An Ethnic History from Prehistoric Times to the Present, Albanian Etymological ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
Lukas D. Tsitsipis explores a case of linguistic shift in the Balkans.
He focuses on Arvanitika, an Albanian variety spoken in Greece which is under threat through a process of attrition.
Various factors relating the linguistic to the non-linguistic aspects of the shift are examined in detail.
booksall.net /albania   (2828 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for language code:als
Reported to be inherently unintelligible with Gheg Albanian and partially intelligible with Arvanitika Albanian of Greece.
The Jevgjit claim to be Egyptians, but may be assimilated Roma.
In Greece, Tosk is called Arvanitika, Greek for 'Albanian'.
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=als   (104 words)

  
 Arvanitika - MavicaNET   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
The language is not present in the media, except rare broadcasting of Arvanitika songs on local radio.
Broadcasts and papers in the official Albanian language for the Albanian immigrants do not interest Arvanitika speakers
Il s'agit d'un site sur les Arvanites-Arberor de la Grèce et sur leur langue, arvanitika or arberishte.
www.mavicanet.com /directory/deu/1301.html   (249 words)

  
 ODIN results for language Albanian, Arvanitika (AAT)   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-16)
(Alternate names and dialects for Albanian, Arvanitika are Arberichte, Arvanitic, Arvanitika, Northwestern Arvanitika, South Central Arvanitika, and Thracean Arvanitika)
The results presented here represent data found on the Web that contain suspected instances of Interlinear Glossed Text (IGT).
Funding for ODIN has been provided by the Data-Driven Linguistics Ontology grant (NSF BCS #0411348), the EMELD grant (NSF ITR #0094934), and the California State University, Fresno.
www.csufresno.edu /odin/igt_urls.php?lang=AAT   (211 words)

  
 Ethnologue report for language code:aat
Ethnologue > Web version > Country index > Europe > Greece > Albanian, Arvanitika
Arvanitika is partially intelligible to speakers of Tosk.
This web edition of the Ethnologue contains all the content of the print edition and may be cited as:
www.ethnologue.com /show_language.asp?code=aat   (97 words)

  
 Linguist List - Book Information
A Linguistic Anthropology of Praxis and Language Shift: Arvantika (Albanian) and Greek in Contact
This book explores a case of linguistic shift in the Balkans by focusing on Arvanitika, an Albanian variety spoken in Greece which is under threat through a process of attrition.
The author looks in detail at the various factors relating the linguistic to the non-linguistic aspects of the shift.
linguistlist.org /pubs/books/get-book.cfm?BookID=959   (111 words)

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