DOI: https://doi.org/10.11649/sm.2015.012

The status of Albanian in relation to the other Balkan languages

Bardh Rugova

Abstract


The status of Albanian in relation to the other Balkan languages

Albanian has been in contact with other languages almost in all areas in which it is spoken, whereas the relationship with each of them differs from place to place. This study aims at describing the status of Albanian depending on its place of use and on the contacts it has with other Balkan languages.

 

Status języka albańskiego w porównaniu z innymi językami bałkańskimi

Język albański pozostaje w stałym kontakcie z innymi językami niemal na całym swoim terytorium. Natomiast relacje międzyjęzykowe są różne w zależności od konkretnego miejsca. W tym artykule omówiono status języka albańskiego, w poszczególnych lokacjach jego użycia oraz jego relacje z innymi miejscowymi językami.


Keywords


Standard Albanian; Balkan languages; prestige; minority languages; languages in contact

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