Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part I: Pluricentric Languages across Continents. Features and Usage by Rudolf MuhrPluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part I: Pluricentric Languages across Continents. Features and Usage by Rudolf Muhr

Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part I: Pluricentric Languages across…

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This is the first of two thematically arranged volumes with papers that were presented at the "World Conference of Pluricentric Languages and their non-dominant Varieties" (WCPCL). It comprises papers about 20 PCLs and 14 NDVs around the world. The second volume encompasses a further 17 papers about the pluricentricity of Portuguese and Spanish. The conference was held at the University of Graz (Austria) on July 8th-11th 2015. The papers fall into five categories: (1) Theoretical aspects of pluricentricity and the description of variation; (2) Different types of pluricentricity in differing environments; (3) African pluricentric languages and non-dominant varieties; (4) The pluricentricity of Arabic and Asian languages; (5) The pluricentricity of European languages inside Europe (Austrian German, Bosnian/Serbian/Croatian, Hungarian, Belgium Dutch, French, Greek, Swedish, Russian).

Rudolf Muhr is head of the Austrian German Research Centre at the University of Graz and coordinator of the Working Group on Non-Dominant Varieties of Pluricentric Languages (WGNDV).
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Title:Pluricentric Languages and Non-Dominant Varieties Worldwide: Part I: Pluricentric Languages across…Format:HardcoverDimensions:8 × 6 × 1 inPublished:September 26, 2016Publisher:Peter Lang GmbH, Internationaler Verlag der WissenschaftenLanguage:English

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Papers about theoretical aspects of pluricentricity and methods of description of variation in pluricentric languages; Pioneering papers about "new" pluricentric languages, "new" non-dominant varieties that have not been described before; African and Asian pluricentric languages, Berber, Basque, Kazakhstan Russian and many more.