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  Slavic languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Slavic languages (also called Slavonic languages), a group of closely related languages of the Slavic peoples and a subgroup of Indo-European languages, have speakers in most of Eastern Europe, in much of the Balkans, in parts of Central Europe, and in the northern part of Asia.
East Slavic is generally thought to converge to one Old Russian language, which existed until at least the twelfth century.
The evolution of literary languages in Poland, Bohemia, and Slovakia was stymied by the domination of Latin as the language of worship.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Slavic_languages   (2080 words)

 Richard Kennaway's Constructed Languages List
DiLingo is the gutteral utteral, the paradigm of rhyme, the pox of vox.
Lifehomese is one of the alien languages of the Commonwealth.
Lrahran is one of the alien languages of the Commonwealth.
www2.cmp.uea.ac.uk /~jrk/conlang.html   (10527 words)

 Slavic Languages and Literatures
Slavic languages and literatures include the principal East European languages and literatures and Slavic linguistics.
The particular language may be negotiated by the student with his or her advisor on the basis of the research interests of the student.
One of the Field examinations may be in a third Slavic language or in a field from another department at the university.
www.washington.edu /students/gencat/academic/slavic.html   (1688 words)

 The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
The comprehensive examination is given in the following areas: (1) History of the literature in the principal language of specialization and (2) the literature of the second Slavic language or Slavic Linguistics.
Students in Slavic linguistics will be required to demonstrate a reading knowledge of two additional Slavic languages, so that East, West, and South Slavic languages are all represented.
The prerequisites for admission are a bachelor’s degree or its equivalent and a knowledge of written and spoken Russian or of another Slavic language in which the department offers advanced courses sufficient for graduate work—usually equivalent to four years of college study.
catalogs.uchicago.edu /divisions/slav.html   (1287 words)

 Indiana University Department of Slavic Languages & Literatures
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures at Indiana University was first organized in 1947 as the Department of Slavic Studies under the leadership of Michael Ginsburg, the university's first professor of Russian.
The department's Summer Workshop in Slavic, East European, and Central Asian Languages (SWSEEL) remains the largest such program in the United States, offering students the opportunity to complete a full year of college language instruction during a single eight-week summer session for reduced tuition rates.
The Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures is located in Ballantine Hall, near the center of the IU-Bloomington campus.
www.indiana.edu /~iuslavic   (329 words)

 Majors & Minors-Slavic Languages and Literatures
The undergraduate programs in Slavic Languages and Literatures are designed for students who wish to develop competence in one of four Slavic languages - Russian, Polish, Czech or Serbian/ Croatian - and to acquaint themselves with the languages, literatures, and cultures of Russia, Poland, the Czech Republic and the countries of the former Yugoslavia.
Training in one or more of the languages of the Slavic area is a basic prerequisite for the study of any aspect of Eastern European affairs, including political and social institutions, economics, international relations, business, and history.
Slavic 50 or approved lower division course in the department relavant to the major.
ls-advise.berkeley.edu /majors/slavic.html   (330 words)

 Common Slavic language grammar
Slavic settlements of that period of time show little fortification, they were situated mainly along the rivers near the forest where Slavs could hunt, fish and cultivate the land.
Common Slavic is reconstructed and based on comparative studies of all Slavic languages, both ancient and modern.
But still Slavic is known as a satem language, for the list of words having s and z instead of palatals is much longer: *sïrdïke (a heart), *pisati (to write), *prositi (to ask), *zïrno (grain), *znati (to know).
indoeuro.bizland.com /project/grammar/grammar31.html   (3408 words)

 Dardic and Nuristani languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Though Dardic and Nuristani languages are considered by the majority of linguists as two separate groups of languages, they are very close in structure and in vocabulary, and can be described together.
As it is usual with mountainous tongues, it is hard to distinguish between separate languages and dialects of one.
Many languages have no writing at all: this is explained by the fact that the majority of their speakers are illiterate peasants.
indoeuro.bizland.com /tree/indo/dardic.html   (517 words)

 List of languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
List of languages by number of native speakers
Ethnologue lists about 7,300 main languages in its language name index (see the external link) and distinguishes about 39,491 alternate language names and dialects.
This list deals with particular languages, and includes only natural languages spoken or signed by humans.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/List_of_languages   (716 words)

The differences between these languages are huge; not only because of differences in style and taste of their creators, but also because every creator inevitably has his own ideas about what a North Slavic language would look like.
Vozgian is the easternmost of all North Slavic languages.
It left its mark in the phonological development of the language (an example of which is vowel harmony, resulting in front vowels like ö and ü), but also in its grammar: where the other Slavic languages have seven cases at most, Vozgian has thirteen of them as a result of the postfixation of prepositions.
www.geocities.com /wenedyk/vozgian   (590 words)

 Slavic and Eastern Languages Collection - Boston College
The mainstay of the department remains its many courses in Russian language and culture, followed by a fairly even balance of courses in Slavic languages and culture, Chinese language and culture, Japanese language and culture, Celtic languages and culture, the English language (especially as a second language), and linguistics.
Some audiovisual materials dealing with language are bought for the library, but it is not an area of large emphasis because a language lab on campus also acquires audiovisual materials on language learning.
Russia and Eastern Europe, peripheral Western Europe, and the Far East are the main geographical focal points of the department, with also some emphasis on the Near East, although a geographically broad range of languages are considered for linguistic analysis both at the undergraduate and graduate level.
www.bc.edu /libraries/resources/collections/s-slaviceastern   (1168 words)

 Evertype: List of Language Lists
This file lists e-mail distribution lists devoted primarily to the linguistic study of individual languages and groups of languages (though a couple of others, in particular lists for language learners, have been included as well).
COMPARLINGAFRIC is opened to topics where comparative linguistics in African languages of the Sahel-Sahara zone are the subject of discussion, such as: Languages and language families of the Sahel-Sahara zone: (Mande, Chadic, Berber, Nilo-Saharan...); genetic relationships; the description of changes in the context of languages of oral tradition; linguistic changes and factors concerning language transformation.
Primarily a list focusing on Taiwan's language and language education reform, language activism, vernacular literature, cultural critique, and relevant issues (plus greeting and announcements).
www.evertype.com /langlist.html   (2386 words)

 REEC: Russian and East European Center
Australian Slavonic and East European Studies ASEES is a refereed journal which publishes scholarly articles, review articles and short reviews on all aspects of Slavonic and East European studies, in particular language, literature, history and political science; also art and social science.
Elementa: Journal of Slavic Studies and Comparative Cultural Semiotics Elementa proposes the development of a new branch of semiotics: the science of cultural symbols and texts in its relationship to Slavic studies.
Slavic and East European Folklore Association SEEFA is a non-profit organization devoted to an exchange of knowledge among scholars interested in Slavic and East European folklore.
www.reec.uiuc.edu /resources/links/scholarly.html   (2730 words)

 Modern Languages: Slavic Division Undergraduate Programs
Credit earned in meeting the foreign language requirement for graduation may not be used in satisfying the minor.
Students wishing to strengthen their Russian language skills are strongly encouraged to participate in an intensive six week summer study program at Moscow State University in Moscow, Russia.
Language, art, culture and folklore classes are taught by both Moscow State and Florida State University faculty.
www.fsu.edu /~modlang/divisions/russian/undergraduate.html   (494 words)

 Department of Slavic and East European Languages and Literatures

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