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Guide to the west Slavonic languages
3rd ed., rev. and expanded.
by R.G.A. de Bray.

Published 1980 by Slavica Publishers in Columbus, Ohio .
Written in English.

About the Book

483 p. ; 24 cm.

Table of Contents

Contents … 3
Publisher’s note … 7
Preface to the first edition … 9
Preface to the second edition … 10
Preface to the third edition … 10
List of abbreviations used … 13
INTRODUCTION
The purpose of this book … 15
The plan and arrangement of this book … 16
The method of using this book … 18
The distribution of the Slavonic languages … 20
Characteristics of the Slavonic languages … 22
The importance of Old Slavonic … 23
BIBLIOGRAPHY
Czech … 25
Slovak … 27
Polish … 28
Lusatian … 30
The Slavonic Group … 32
SECTION 1. CZECH
Introduction … 33
Alphabet … 37
Pronunciation … 39
Dialects … 45
Vowel gradation and vowel lengthening … 50
Slavonic characteristics … 50
Features characteristic of Czech … 54
Features characteristic of Czech and Slovak … 56
Features characteristic of Czech, Slovak, and Polish … 57
Morphology … 60
Declensions of:
— nouns … 60
— numerals … 71
— pronouns … 75
— adjectives … 81
Adjectives (Comparison) … 84
Adverbs … 86
Conjunctions … 91
Prepositions … 93
Conjugation of Verbs … 95
— Voices and tenses; Present and Infinitive … 95
— Classification … 99
— Future tense and aspects … 100
— Past tense … 103
— Pluperfect … 105
— Conditional … 106
— Past Conditional … 106
— Imperative … 106
— Gerunds … 108
— Participles … 110
— Verbal nouns … 112
— Conjugation, examples … 112
— Irregular verbs … 116
— Verbs of going and conveying … 120
Word order with enclitics … 122
Texts … 124
SECTION 2. SLOVAK
Introduction … 131
Alphabet … 134
Pronunciation … 137
Dialects … 145
Vowel gradation and vowel lengthening … 149
Slavonic characteristics … 149
Features characteristic of Slovak … 153
(For Features of Czech and Slovak, and Features of Czech, Slovak, and Polish — refer to Chapter on CZECH.)
Morphology … 155
Declensions of:
— nouns … 157
— numerals … 169
— pronouns … 175
— adjectives … 180
Adjectives (comparison) … 182
Adverbs … 186
Conjunctions … 190
Prepositions … 192
Conjugation of Verbs … 195
— Voice and tenses; Present and Infinitive … 197
— Classification … 200
— Future tense and aspects … 202
— Past tense … 205
— Pluperfect … 206
— Conditional … 207
— Past Conditional … 207
— Imperative … 208
— Gerunds … 209
— Participles … 210
— Verbal nouns … 212
— Conjugation, examples … 213
— Irregular verbs … 216
— Verbs of going and conveying … 219
Word order with enclitics … 221
Texts … 222
SECTION 3. POLISH
Introduction … 229
Alphabet … 234
Pronunciation … 236
Dialects … 244
Vowel gradation and vowel lengthening … 250
Slavonic characteristics … 251
Features characteristic of Polish … 255
(For Features of Czech, Slovak, and Polish — refer to chapter on CZECH.)
Morphology … 263
Declensions of:
— nouns … 265
— numerals … 282
— pronouns … 287
— adjectives … 291
Adjectives (comparison) … 296
Adverbs … 298
Conjunctions … 302
Prepositions … 303
Conjugation of Verbs … 304
— Voices and tenses; Present and Infinitive … 304
— Classification … 306
— Future tense and aspects … 308
— Past tense … 311
— Pluperfect … 312
— Conditional … 312
— Past Conditional … 313
— Imperative … 313
— Gerunds … 314
— Participles … 315
— Verbal nouns … 317
— Conjugations, examples … 318
— Irregular verbs … 319
— Verbs of going and conveying … 324
Word order with enclitics … 326
Texts … 328
SECTION 4. LUSATIAN (or WENDISH)
Introduction … 333
Lusatian literature … 338
UPPER LUSATIAN
Alphabet … 350
Pronunciation … 352
Vowel gradation and vowel lengthening … 358
Slavonic characteristics … 359
Features characteristic of Upper Lusatian … 363
Lusatian dialects (including the phonetic features of Lower Lusatian.) … 370
Morphology … 375
Declension of:
— nouns … 375
— numerals … 394
— pronouns … 398
— adjectives … 405
Adjectives (comparison) … 411
Adverbs … 414
Conjunctions … 419
Prepositions … 420
Conjugation of Verbs … 423
— Voices and tenses; Present and Infinitive … 424
— Classification … 428
— Future tense and aspects … 429
— Compound Past (Perfect) … 432
— Aorist … 434
— Imperfect … 435
— Pluperfect … 436
— Conditional … 437
— Past Conditional … 437
— Imperative … 438
— Gerunds … 439
— Participles … 440
— Verbal nouns … 442
— Conjugation, examples … 442
— Irregular verbs … 446
— Verbs of going and conveying … 457
Word order with enclitics … 460
LOWER LUSATIAN
Main differences in morphology compared with Upper Lusatian … 462
Word order with enclitics … 470
TEXTS:
— Upper Lusatian … 470
— Lower Lusatian … 479

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. [25]-32.

Series
Guide to the Slavonic languages ;, pt. 2

Classifications

Dewey Decimal Class
491.8 s, 491.8/5
Library of Congress
PG53 .D4 1980 pt. 2, PG476 .D4 1980 pt. 2

The Physical Object

Format
Hardcover
Pagination
483 p.
Number of pages
483
Dimensions
24 cm

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL4171110M
Internet Archive
guidetoslavonicl00bray
ISBN 10
0893570613
ISBN 13
9780893570613
LC Control Number
80154023
OCLC/WorldCat
8532313, 263215925
Goodreads
2216462

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