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Russian and Soviet sociolinguistics and taboo varieties of the Russian language

Wilhelm von Timroth

Russian and Soviet sociolinguistics and taboo varieties of the Russian language

(argot, jargon, slang, and "mat")

by Wilhelm von Timroth

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Published by O. Sagner in München .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Russian language -- Variation.,
  • Russian language -- Slang.,
  • Russian language -- Foreign words and phrases.,
  • Russian language -- Social aspects.,
  • Taboo, Linguistic.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementWilhelm von Timroth ; translated into English by Nortrud Gupta.
    SeriesSlavistische Beiträge ;, Bd. 205
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsPG2074.7 .T5613 1986
    The Physical Object
    Paginationx, 164 p. ;
    Number of Pages164
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2440403M
    ISBN 103876903556
    LC Control Number87134364

    Blending religious studies and sociolinguistics, this is the first book devoted to Church Slavonic in the contemporary period. It is not a narrow study in linguistics, but uses Slavonic as a passkey into various wider topics, including the renewal and factionalism of the Orthodox Church; the transformation of the Russian language; and the.   eBook is an electronic version of a traditional print book THIS can be read by using a personal computer or by using an eBook reader. (An eBook reader can be a software application for use on a computer such as Microsoft's free Reader application, or a book-sized computer THIS is used solely as a reading device such as Nuvomedia's Rocket eBook.

    Russification or Russianization (Russian: Русификация, Rusifikatsiya) is a form of cultural assimilation process during which non-Russian communities (whether involuntarily or voluntarily) give up their culture and language in favor of Russian culture.. In a historical sense, the term refers to both official and unofficial policies of Imperial Russia and the Soviet Union with. Sociolinguistics investigates the relationship between language and a nation and studies the national language as a historical category associated with the formation of a nation. It examines the social differentiation of language on all levels of structure and, in particular, the nature of the interrelationships between linguistic and social.

    The Edinburgh University Press office is closed. Most staff are working from home. You can get in touch by email. Dialects. Despite levelling after , especially in matters of vocabulary, a large number of dialects exists in Russia. Some linguists divide the dialects of the Russian language into two primary regional groupings, "Northern" and "Southern," with Moscow lying on the zone of transition between the two.


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