SIEBENBÜRGISCH–LUXEMBURGISCHE SPRACHBEZIEHUNGEN (GEMEINSAMKEITEN UND UNTERSCHIEDE)
Transylvanian-Luxembourgish language connections (common traits and differences)
Subject(s): Language and Literature Studies
Published by: Editura Academiei Române
Keywords: Keywords: Transylvanian-Saxon; Luxembourgish language; common linguistic traits and diferences; development; colonial dialect.
Summary/Abstract: This article first touches on some old and newer recognitions in the Transylvanian-Saxon dialect research. It is followed by a summarizing description of the Luxembourgish language scenery from a historic and linguistic point of view. The chosen samples demonstrate common linguistic traits as well as differences between Transylvanian-Saxon and Luxembourgish (in the areas of lexicology, phonetics and morphology). In final contemplation it shows clearly that the Transylvanian-Saxon dialect underwent its own development over the course of the centuries, separated from the motherland, and that it exhibits the typical characteristics of a colonial dialect.
- Issue Year: 2013
- Issue No: 56
- Page Range: 133-144
- Page Count: 12
- Language: German