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An Introduction to Ukrainian Dialectology


Salvatore Del Gaudio

The book intends to render available to a wide range of students of Slavic languages, and particularly of Ukrainian, an outline of Ukrainian dialectology. The author presents the fascinating world of geographical variation of contemporary Ukrainian to all students of Slavic languages. A basic knowledge of Ukrainian dialects is likewise important to complete the theoretical and practical background of a Slavist, especially if focusing on Ukrainian, Russian and Belarusian. It is also a valuable aid to a better understanding of diachronic and synchronic language processes, e.g. the Ukrainian-Russian mixed speech «suržyk».

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Map 1: Ukrainian and Ukrainian based varieties

Map 2: Languages spoken in Ukraine

Map 3: Dialectal areas according to AUMПоділ_території_поширення_української_мови_між_томами_атласу.png

Map 4: Ukrainian dialectal territory

Map 5: Subdivision of dialectal area (groups and subgroups)

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