By Olga Mišeska Tomić (auth.)

This ebook discusses the morpho-syntactic Balkan Sprachbund positive factors in 9 languages during which they're so much quite a few. It features a wealth of Balkan linguistic fabric, amassed from either the present literature assets and from the author’s personal box paintings. instead of making parallel lists of convergent phenomena, the writer specializes in exhibiting similarities and adjustments within the illustration of the main largely stated Balkan Sprachbund morpho-syntactic positive aspects and their interplay with different beneficial properties within the constitution of the DP or the sentence of person languages. The e-book stands on the intersection of conventional and formal linguistics. using a minimally technical terminology permits a cross-framework accessibility of the information.

The e-book should be of curiosity to researchers and scholars operating within the fields of comparative linguistics and Macedonian, Bulgarian, Serbo-Croatian, Romanian, Megle-no-Romanian, Aromanian, Albanian, glossy Greek and Balkan Romani languages.

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52 The lists are copied and recopied without attention being paid to the time when they were collected. The copying perpetuates mistakes. 53 What concerns the loss of the infinitive and its replacement by subjunctive constructions, Macedonian, Modern Greek, Bulgarian and the South-Eastern Serbian dialects are central, while Romanian, Albanian and Standard Serbian or Standard Croatian are peripheral (cf. Joseph 1983). The highly specific phonetic innovations combined with the preservation of grammatical archaisms in the Bulgarian Rodopi dialect (inflectional nominal morphology, use of morphological infinitive) makes this dialect peripheral within the Balkan Sprachbund (cf.

Inf Romanian Chapter 1 20 b. 2 Type (b) is illustrated with examples from Bulgarian and Modern Greek: (43) a. 1Sg b. 3 Type (c) is illustrated with examples from Romanian and Bulgarian:22 (44) a. 1Sg Romanian b. 1Sg Dialectal Romanian c. Voc Bulgarian Bulgarian Special attention is drawn to the identity of the vowels marking the Vocative in the two languages. 22 According to Solta (1980), such constructions also occur in Serbo-Croatian, Modern Greek and Albanian, where they express intentions rather than futurity.

Such a picture is misleading. The Balkan languages differ rather dramatically in the extent to which they show the presence of a given feature and the divergences concerning the presence of a feature deserves as much emphasis as the general convergence or any of the specific convergences. 54 The analysis of the grammatical sub-systems in which Balkanisms operate – taking into consideration dialectal variation – are of primary concern in this book. 1 The chapter “Ethno-Historical Considerations” (Chapter 2) deals with the origin of the name “Balkan”, the boundaries of the spread of the Balkan Sprachbund features in precise responses to the crucial questions of Balkan linguistics and to improve the homogeneous picture suggested by the standard languages.

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