Endangered minority languages. A comparison of the Upper Sorbian and North Frisian cases


Seminar Paper, 2013

31 Pages, Grade: 1,3


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Contents

1. Introduction

2. Language loss
2.1. Historical overview
2.1.1. The Sorbian case
2.1.2. The Frisian case
2.2. Sociolinguistic aspects
2.2.1. The Sorbian case
2.2.2. The Frisian case

3. Language maintenance – Efforts and outcomes
3.1. Looking back – Language maintenance until 1945
3.1.1. The Sorbian case
3.1.2. The Frisian case
3.2. Contemporary initiatives
3.2.1. The Sorbian case
3.2.2. The Frisian case

4. Contemporary perceptions
4.1. The Sorbian case
4.2. The Frisian case

5. Conclusion

6. Works cited

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Title
Endangered minority languages. A comparison of the Upper Sorbian and North Frisian cases
College
Humboldt-University of Berlin  (Institut für Anglistik und Amerikanistik)
Course
Seminar: Multilingualism
Grade
1,3
Author
Year
2013
Pages
31
Catalog Number
V275634
ISBN (eBook)
9783656685258
ISBN (Book)
9783656685241
File size
590 KB
Language
English
Keywords
minority languages, Sorbian, North Frisian, endangered languages, language conservation, language maintenance, Upper Sorbian, Lausitz, Sociolinguistics
Quote paper
Thérèse Remus (Author), 2013, Endangered minority languages. A comparison of the Upper Sorbian and North Frisian cases, Munich, GRIN Verlag, https://www.grin.com/document/275634

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