The Slavonic languages / Ed. by Bernard Comrie and Greville G. Corbett.
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The definitive guide to Slavic/Slavonic languages. Describes in depth each of the living Slavonic languages in depth, as well as two extinct languages - Old Church Slavonic and Polabian. Discusses the Cyrillic, Roman and Glagoliltic alphabets and explored the relationships of the Slavonic languages to each other and to other Indo-European languages. The last chapter provides an account of those Slavonic languages in exile, for example, Russian, Ukrainian, Polish, Czech and Slovak in the USA. Written by an experts in the field, chapters are designed for comparative study. Information on each language includes: an introductory description of social context and development (where appropriate); a discussion of phonology; a detailed presentation of synchronic morphology, noting major historical developments; comprehensive treatment of syntactic properties; a discussion of vocabulary; an outline of main dialects; and an extensive bibliography, listing English and other sources.