Sorbian


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a Slavonic language spoken in rural area of southeastern Germany

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In Sorbian, there are many suffixes to create a new derived noun which will denote a male human associated with the stem.
1936) is one of the premier Sorbian writers of our day.
Groups of "potential minority status" (by linguistic or religious characteristics) have, as a rule either been assimilated into the majority population (as the case of Low German and Low Sorbian speakers) or chosen exodus (the Protestant Polish-speaking Masurians).
The problem of essentialism is more pronounced in situations where the very definition of linguistic identity is disputed; for example, in the case of Sorbian minority languages in Germany.
From Germany, the Sorbian Folk Dance Group Shmerlitz portrayed ancient traditions in an amusing manner, like trying to disrupt the pretty girls as they spin flax.
The report on Germany, drawn up by a committee of independent experts and foreseen by the charter, considers that North Frisian, Sater Frisian and Lower Sorbian are particularly endangered languages.
(26) Wikipedia claims entries in 250 languages (including the constructed language Klingon http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Klingon_language, on 27.2.2007, Bavarian, Cornish, Lombard, Occitan, Sorbian and Veneta, http://www.wikipedia.org/, on 27.2.2007).
Minority languages and cultural diversity in Europe; Gaelic and Sorbian perspectives.
"The 1776 Quilt: Heartache, Heritage, And Happiness" is the profusely illustrated and personal story of how she made this award winning quilt, along with the history of a true masterpiece of needlecraft which was originally made in 1776 by Sorbian soldiers on the battlefield as they awaited invasion, and Pam Holland's dedicated determination to recreate it as a means helping herself to put her own life back together after the untimely death of her daughter.
26 In a small region of which European country can you still find Upper and Lower Sorbian spoken by tens of thousands of members of an ancient Slavic people?
(13) Sorbian ([11h]; Wowcerk 1954: 24-25) palatalizes /t d/ before /i j/, e.g., hro[d] 'castle' vs.
Of the nineteen languages covered, only eleven, Scottish Gaelic, Welsh, Picard, Walloon, Sorbian, Sicilian, Galician, Catalan, Albanian, Greek, and Turkish, are European in the strictest sense of the term, and speakers of the last three count as minorities only by virtue of the fact that substantial numbers of them are domiciled outside their homelands, in Italy or Germany.
Kroger's novels have been translated into Polish, Hungarian, Russian, Sorbian and, most recently, into Chinese.