Circum-Baltic Languages: Volume 1: Past and Present (Studies in Language Companion Series)

Circum-Baltic Languages: Volume 1: Past and Present (Studies in Language Companion Series)


the realm round the Baltic Sea has for millennia been a meeting-place for individuals of alternative origins. one of the circum-Baltic languages, we discover 3 significant branches of Indo-European ― Baltic, Germanic, and Slavic, the Baltic-Finnic languages from the Uralic phylum and several other others. The circum-Baltic quarter is a perfect position to review areal and make contact with phenomena in languages. the current set of 2 volumes examine the circum-Baltic languages from a typological, areal and historic viewpoint, attempting to relate the problematic styles of similarities and dissimilarities to the societal heritage. In quantity I, surveys of dialect components and language teams endure witness to the big linguistic variety within the quarter with exact recognition to much less recognized languages and language types and their contacts.

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