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By Swetlana Braun

ISBN-10: 3638947386

ISBN-13: 9783638947381

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2007 within the topic English Language and Literature reports - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, Bielefeld college, path: English as an international Lingua Franca, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: The method of this paper is it to provide the Mennonite Low German dialect and to increase an simply intelligible orthography for the pointed out dialect. within the first aspect the roots of the Low German dialect lower than exam are highlighted and it's proven that it belongs to an identical relations because the English language. either types belong to the Indo-European languages or, extra accurately, to its West-Germanic department. Then, aspect explains the place the time period Mennonite Low German comes from by way of unrolling the heritage of the Mennonites, their strikes and their linguistic heritage. when it comes to definition there's a additional query that needs to be tackled, specifically even if Mennonite Low German is a language or a dialect. this question might be mentioned in aspect 3, taking into consideration the 4 standards Petyt names to determine no matter if a range is a language or a dialect.
After having defined and linguistically mentioned the time period Mennonite Low German, I current my grandmother’s brief tale and use it to advance Mennonite Low German orthography, in an effort to be expounded within the 5th paragraph. The pointed out paragraph is subdivided into 4 issues, of which the 1st one discusses Mennonite Low German orthography, its attempts and difficulties. As lots of the Mennonite Low German audio system are acquainted with excessive German (but no longer with different Low German dialects), the Mennonite Low German orthography offered during this paper will keep on with a number of features of German orthography, while regarded as invaluable. additionally, a brief cartoon of Mennonite Low German phonology and morphology may be supplied within the following subparagraph so as to around off the subject. a quick evaluate of the differences of the dialect lower than exam are available in aspect 5.3; particularly the Molotschna and the outdated Colony accents. The final subparagraph offers with Mennonite Low German mortgage phrases and up to date be aware formation. This kind includes a number of personal loan phrases that come from Dutch, Russian or German, for instance. Paragraph quantity six explains the loss of life of a former Lingua Franca, which Low German have been on the time of the Hanseatic League. The decline of Low German may additionally clarify the underestimation of its dialect Mennonite Low German.

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