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  Germanic languages - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The common ancestor of all languages comprising this branch is Proto-Germanic, spoken in approximately the latter mid-1st millennium BC in Iron Age Northern Europe.
The Gothic language was written in the Gothic alphabet developed by Bishop Ulfilas for his translation of the Bible in the 4th century.
The linguistic contact of the Viking settlers of the Danelaw with the Anglo-Saxons left traces in the English language, and is suspected to have facilitated the collapse of Old English grammar that resulted in Middle English from the 12th century.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Germanic_languages   (1654 words)

 Serbo-Croatian - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The topic of language with the writers from Dalmatia and Dubrovnik prior to the 19th century is somewhat blurred by the fact they by and large placed more emphasis on whether they were Slavic rather than Italic, given that Dalmatian city-states were then inhabited by those two main groups.
Traditional grammars list seven cases for nouns and adjectives: nominative, genitive, dative, accusative, vocative, locative, and instrumental, reflecting the original seven cases of Proto-Slavic, and indeed older forms of Serbo-Croatian itself.
Like most Slavic languages, there are three genders for nouns: masculine, feminine, and neuter, a distinction which is still present even in the plural (unlike Russian).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Serbo-Croat   (4165 words)

 English language history from other languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The invaders all spoke a language that was Germanic (related to what emerged as Dutch, Frisian, German and the Scandinavian languages, and to Gothic), but we will probably never know how different their speech was from that of their continental neighbors.
The written and spoken language of London continued to evolve and gradually began to have a greater influence in the country at large.
Languages that have contributed words to English include Latin, Greek, French, German, Arabic, Hindi (from India), Italian, Malay, Dutch, Farsi (from Iran and Afganistan), Nahuatl (the Aztec language), Sanskrit (from ancient India), Portuguese, Spanish, Tupi (from South America) and Ewe (from Africa).
www.wordinfo.info /word-infoEngHistory.html   (4513 words)

 Slavic Languages & Literature, Majors and Minors Brochures, Student Handbook, Undergraduate Studies and Advising: ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The study of Slavic languages and their literatures is still popularly considered an “exotic” field.
Through the Slavic languages and literatures we get an intimate view of great civilizations whose political, religious, and cultural ideas are in many ways fascinatingly different from our own.
Language is not required to fulfill this minor, but up to three 200- and 300- level language courses (from Czech, Polish, or Bosnian/Croatian/Serbian, though not Russian) may be used towards the minor.
www.wcas.northwestern.edu /advising/slavic.html   (1401 words)

 Everything about English Language   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
English is a West Germanic language that originated from the Old Saxon language brought to Britain by Germanic settlers from various parts of northwest Germany.
The English language belongs to the western subbranch of the Germanic branch of the Indo-European family of languages.
It can also marginalise populations whose first language is not the global language, and lead to a cultural hegemony of the populations speaking the global language as a first language.
wikimiki.org /en/English+language   (10796 words)

 University of Kansas Libraries: Slavic Department   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The languages and literatures collections for the major Slavic groups and the holdings in Russian and East Central European history are extensive and considered to be of sufficient strength to support the research needs of the University's faculty and doctoral level students.
The Serbo-Croatian collection of language, literature, history and cultural materials is one of the strongest in the country and the East German component of the KU German collection has been praised as one of the four or five best in the nation.
The Slavic reference collection has been developed at a comprehensive level and every effort is made to collect the national bibliographies and all other relevant reference sources in the humanities and social sciences.
www.lib.ku.edu /slavic/slavcol.shtml   (6073 words)

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Nevertheless, because of the trend toward extinction among American Indian languages, their study is increasingly aimed at three goals: (a) interpreting written data on extinct languages, (b) obtaining data from the last speakers of obsolescent languages, and (c) encouraging the maintenance of languages still spoken by substantial communities.
Some languages also specify the instrument of an action, generally by prefixation, as with Pomo phi-de- ‘to move by batting with a stick,’ phu-de- ‘to move by blowing,’ pha-de- ‘to move by pushing with the end of a stick.’ (i) Some languages have constructions called evidentials, indicating the source or validity of the information reported.
The languages concerned are Karuk, classified as Hokan; Yurok and Wiyot, of the Macro-Algonkian phylum; and Hupa and Tolowa, of the Athabaskan family.
www.ncidc.org /bright/almanac_00-4-8.doc   (8728 words)

 The Hail Mary in Various Languages
Cornish is a language of the Celtic family of Indo-European languages spoken initially in Cornwall and the southwest of England.
It is an Eastern Slavic tongue, formerly the main language spoken in the USSR and, as such, is currently spoken by about 153 million persons, 137 million of whom are ethnic Russians while another 16 million are non-Russians who speak it as their primary language.
There is an Academy of the Galician Language, and it has had many decades of development as an ecclesiastical language, a language of serious literature, including poetry, essays on novel, ideological, philosophical, and sociological topics, and for all levels of education, including higher education.
www.udayton.edu /mary/resources/flhm01.html   (5103 words)

 Slavic Department Courses
Please note that this is a listing of all undergraduate courses potentially available from the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures.
Emphasis is on the enhancement of language skills in the context of contemporary Ukraine.
The four language skills (speaking, listening, reading and writing) honed by discussion of Finnish literary texts as well as by compositions in Finnish about these texts, by a series of conversation exercises, and by analysis of morphology, syntax and word formation.
www.utoronto.ca /slavic/courses/undergrad.html   (5561 words)

 Slavic Department Language Programs
The living Croatian language, literature and culture, studied in depth through up-to-date information about historical developments and their contemporary relevance, comprise the subject of this program.
The language taught is the Croatian literary language officially used in the Republic of Croatia and by Croats living in some other republics of the region, including Bosnia and Herzegovina, as well as by Croatian immigrants abroad.
Advanced Croatian Language (SLA316Y) is for students who wish to attain a level of nuanced, sophisticated competence, particularly in spoken Croatian.
www.utoronto.ca /slavic/language/croatian.html   (858 words)

 Ethnologue report for Israel
The number of languages listed for Israel is 34.
Language varieties are all markedly different from their coterritorial Muslim ones.
Southeastern dialect in Ukraine and Romania, Mideastern dialect in Poland and Hungary, Northeastern dialect in Lithuania and Belarus.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=Israel   (1028 words)

 Ethnologue report for USA
Tactile Sign Language is used by over 900 persons in Louisiana who know ASL, but have lost their sight from a generic cause: Usher's Syndrome.
Southeastern Alaska from Yakutat south to the Canadian border at Portland Canal.
Ute in southwestern Colorado and southeastern and northeastern Utah; Southern Paiute in southwestern Utah, northern Arizona, and southern Nevada; Chemehuevi on lower Colorado River, California.
www.ethnologue.com /show_country.asp?name=USA   (4325 words)

 Jewish Language Research Website: Yiddish
In the past, various designations for the language were used that emphasized the close connection of German and Yiddish, such as the scholarly 'Judeo-German' and the Yiddish taytsh (cf.
In most cases the coterritorial non-Jewish language with which Yiddish speakers came into contact was one of the Slavic tongues, such as Polish, Belorussian, or Ukrainian, and Yiddish/Slavic bilingualism among Jews was the rule rather than the exception.
This can create a problem for the language learner, since the pronunciation of these words is usually not predictable from their spelling.
www.jewish-languages.org /yiddish.html   (3612 words)

 Top20Albania.com - Your Top20 Guide to Albania!
It is bordered by Serbia and Montenegro in the north, the Republic of Macedonia in the east, and Greece in the south, has a coast on the Adriatic Sea in the west, and a coast on the Ionian Sea in the southwest.
The language is Albanian, although Greek is also spoken by the Greek minority in the southern regions of the country.
In the area of Gorë in the Kukës district is spoken a Slavic language called Gorani.
www.top20albania.com   (2153 words)

 EveryTongue.com Language Recordings Main page
Here is the list of languages that you can hear now in Mp3 or Real Media files.
Here is the list of languages that you can hear if you order the cassette tape.
Here is a list of the languages that do not have a recording.
www.everytongue.com   (531 words)

 Ruhlen: Classification and List of Languages of the World
Languages are given in capitalized lower-case letters, groups in all capitals.
Languages and groups preceded by + are extinct.
The number of languages in each group is shown as [extant+extinct] after the name of the group.
www.ling.hawaii.edu /faculty/stampe/Linguistics/Ruhlen/ruhlen.html   (4340 words)

 Top20New ersey.com - Your Top20 Guide to New Jersey!
Some of southwestern New Jersey also was settled by the Swedes in the mid-1600s as part of the Swedish colony of New Sweden, which included parts of Delaware and southeastern Pennsylvania.
The more suburban northwestern and southeastern counties of the state are reliably Republican: Republicans have strong backing along the coast in Ocean County and in the mountainous northwestern part of the state, especially Sussex County, Morris County and Warren County.
Newark Liberty International Airport is ranked as number 7 in the top ten list of the nation's busiest airports and among the top 20 busiest airports in the world.
www.top20newjersey.com   (5248 words)

 Top20Minnesota.com - Your Top20 Guide to Minnesota!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The full list of governors, and the dates they took office, is available at List of Governors of Minnesota.
Some actions in the Twin Cities metropolitan area are coordinated by the Metropolitan Council, and many lakes and rivers are overseen by watershed districts and soil and water conservation districts.
However, the extreme southeastern portion of the state is part of the Driftless Zone, which was not glaciated, and it is here that Lake Pepin and the rugged high bluffs of the Mississippi River are found.
www.top20minnesota.com   (3184 words)

 Top20Slovakia.com - Your Top20 Guide to Slovakia!   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
The original Slavic population settled the general territory of Slovakia in the 5th century.
Lowlands are found in the southwestern (along the Danube) and southeastern parts of Slovakia.
The official state language is Slovak, a member of the Slavic languages, but Hungarian is also widely spoken in the south and enjoys a co-official status in some regions.
www.top20slovakia.com   (1664 words)

 Carnegie Council on Ethics and International Affairs - Media Listing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Shattered Voices: Language, Violence, and the Work of Truth Commissions, by Teresa Godwin Phelps - The court of law shares much with theater.
Unfortunately, Burke is unable to resist hyperbolic language and too readily substitutes rhetorical onslaught for compelling argument.
Balancing Rights, Duties, and Underlying Values - In their reluctance to unconditionally embrace rights language and logic, some participants turned to the concepts of duty and responsibility, which are commonly believed to be deeply embedded in East...
www.carnegiecouncil.org /listmedia.html   (17470 words)

Where one spoken language is written in two different sets of characters, both written languages were included in the list.
An ancient or old language form that does not have a unique code will be assigned the code for the major language group to which it belongs instead of the code for the modern form.
In the case of the modern and the older forms of some languages, the initial letters of each part of the language name were used to form the code.
www.ifla.org /VI/3/p1996-1/appx_a.htm   (3278 words)

 LINGUIST List 5.478: Accents
Since the phonetic habits in the Russian accent in English are basically the same as required for Russian speech, Aronson was amazed that the students couldn't transfer them, since they were obviously picking them up and performing them on that level.
The Linguist list as a whole has been a godsend to me, stuck out here in the Finnish backwoods, because although I have some of the best linguists in the world as colleagues here in Finland, it is very difficult for me to meet with them in person or even to attend lectures and seminars.
This was because the Finns who were my students had all been brought up on RP tapes in language labs, and they had difficulties understanding me. My British "friends" and colleagues also made fun of my accent, in a teasing way which nonetheless hurt because I wanted to be accepted by them.
www.ling.ed.ac.uk /linguist/issues/5/5-478.html   (1609 words)

 WEMSK35b Old South Slavic Literature
indeed, is the history of the early South Slavic literatures.
various literary languages, each by a recognized authority.
Materials 41 (Ann Arbor: Michigan Slavic Publications, 1996).
www.the-orb.net /wemsk/oldsouthslwemsk.html   (604 words)

 Courses in Slavic Languages and Literatures
Courses in the Department of Slavic Languages and Literatures
Note: The following is a comprehensive listing of all graduate courses offered in the department.
The Structuralist Theory of Literature and Culture in the Slavic and its European Context
catalogs.uchicago.edu /divisions/slav-courses.html   (316 words)

 Russian (Slavic) Studies
Students study the Russian language and select from other areas of interest such as history, literature, politics, economics, culture, and geography.
While the library only has ten current periodical subscriptions classed DK1-DK399 (Russian history) and PG1-PG9146 (Slavic literature and language), hundreds of other titles classed in political science, geography, fine art, music and sociology are relevant to Russian studies.
The libraries have resource sharing agreements with several regional and national consortia: Southeastern Library Network (SOLINET); Metroversity (Louisville area libraries); the Association of Southeastern Research Libraries (ASERL); State Assisted Library Consortium of Kentucky (SAALCK).
www.louisville.edu /infoliteracy/profiles/russian.htm   (405 words)

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Lajcak said he is "worried and disappointed" in the wake of an incident that saw three supporters of maintaining the union of Serbia and Montenegro arrested and released (see "RFE/RL Newsline," April 25 and 26, 2006).
The three, including a member of the commission organizing the May 21 referendum, were accused of falsifying voter lists.
www.rferl.org /newsline/2006/04/4-See/see-270406.asp   (822 words)

 Central-Asia-Harvard-List Archive - 2005   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-03)
Much of the scholarly literature on the subject, however, has been merely bibliographical, and consists of lists and preliminary descriptions of texts that were "translated" from Sanskrit into Persian or Arabic, and vice versa.
IAAS LECTURE- The Qianlong Emperor as a Manifestation of the Bodhisattva Manjusri
Please note that, depending on the particular placement and host organization, prior study of the local language may be required.
www.centasia.fas.harvard.edu /cahl_arch2005.html   (12353 words)

 University of Chicago: Department of Anthropology: Faculty and Staff
Honored by two sessions at the 2002 AAA meetings devoted to exploring the framework she and J. Irvine have developed for the analysis of linguistic differentiation;
Michael Silverstein The Life and Metalife of Language: Discursive Semiosis and Sociocultural Formations.
Susan Gal, Plenary Speaker, international conference on “Language and the Future of Europe: Ideologies, Policies and Practices,” University of Southampton, July ’04; Plenary Speaker, Annual Meeting of the European Association of Social Anthropologists, Vienna, Austria, Sept’04
anthropology.uchicago.edu /faculty/grants.shtml   (4007 words)

 Linguist List - Dissertation Search
Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication, University of Amsterdam
Center for Language and Communications Studies at Trinity College Dublin
Department of Applied Foreign Languages in Management and Commerce
www.ling.ed.ac.uk /linguist/pubs/diss/advanced-search-diss1.html   (478 words)

 DDC List
053 General serials and their indexes In other Germanic languages
057 General serials and their indexes In Slavic languages
059 General serials and their indexes In other languages
www.wheatlandhigh.org /deweylist.htm   (660 words)

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