- From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Map of the Bulgarian dialects within Bulgaria The Transitional Bulgarian dialects are a group of Bulgarian dialects, whose speakers are located west of the yat boundary and are part of the Western Bulgarian dialects.
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Bulgarian dialects are the regional varieties of the Bulgarian language, a South Slavic language. Bulgarian dialectology dates to the 1830s and the pioneering work of Neofit Rilski, Bolgarska gramatika (published 1835 in Kragujevac, Serbia, then Ottoman Empire).
The Southwestern Bulgarian dialects are a group of Bulgarian dialects which are located west of the yat boundary and are part of the Western Bulgarian dialects.The range of the Southwestern dialects on the territory of Bulgaria includes most of west central and southwestern Bulgaria.ParameterMaleshevo dialectBlagoevgrad-Petrich dialectStandard Bulgarian (based on Eastern Bulgarian)Proto-Slavic *tʲ/*dʲ – Old Church Slavonic щ/жд (ʃt/ʒd)шч/жџ ʃtʃ//dʒ/ (in some areas also щ/жд (ʃt/ʒd) and ќ/ѓ (c/ɟ) – лешча/межџу (in some areas леща/между or леќа/меѓу)щ/жд (ʃt/ʒd) – леща/междущ/жд (ʃt/ʒd) – леща/междуProto-Slavic *ɡt/kt – Old Church Slavonic щ (ʃt)ќ (c) (in some areas also щ (ʃt) – ноќ (in some areas нощ)щ (ʃt) – нощщ (ʃt) – нощOld Church Slavonic ѣ (yat)е (ɛ) – бел/белие (ɛ) – бел/белия/е (ʲa/ɛ) – бял/белиOld Church Slavonic ѫ (yus), approx. ɔ̃а (a) – мажа (a) – мажъ (ɤ) – мъж
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Yat border in the Bulgarian language The Northwestern Bulgarian dialects are two closely related dialects of the Bulgarian language, which are located west of the yat boundary and thus are part of the Western Bulgarian dialects.
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Banat Bulgarian is the outermost dialect of the Bulgarian language with standardized writing and an old literary tradition. It is spoken by the Banat Bulgarians in the Banat region, in Romania and Serbia. Officially, it is spoken by 8,000 people, though other estimates give numbers up to 15,000. In 1998, Jáni Vasilčin from Dudeştii Vechi translated the New Testament into Banat Bulgarian: Svetotu Pismu Novija Zákun. In 2017 Ána Marijka Bodor published a Banat Bulgarian translation of...
The Banat Bulgarians are predominantly Roman Catholic people. Their ancestors arrived in the region centuries ago from Northern Bulgaria after the failure of the Chiprovtsi uprising. They settled in Oltenia under the Wallachian prince, then when Oltenia fell to the Ottomans, they fled to Hungary. The ancestor of the Banat Bulgarian language is the Paulician dialect, member of the Rup dialect group.
In the 1740s, Blasius Hristofor instituted the first school in Dudeştii Vechi in which Banat Bulgarian was taught using the Latin script. Some Bulgarian priests of the time already used the Latin alphabet, banned by the bishops. In the 19th century, the group's national consciousness strengthened and more Banat books were written. In the 19th century, Banat Bulgarian schools used the Illyrian-Slavic language. In the course of using Illyrian-Slavic, more Slovenisms entered the language. The ...
The vernacular of the Bulgarians of Banat can be classified as a Paulician dialect of the Eastern Bulgarian group. A typical feature is the "ы" vowel, which can either take an etymological place or replace "i". Other characteristic phonological features are the "ê" reflex of the Old Church Slavonic yat and the reduction of "o" into "u" and sometimes "e" into "i": puljé instead of pole, sélu instead of selo, ugništi instead of ognište. Another feature is the palatalization of final ...
The Balkan dialects, and in particular, the Central Balkan dialect, lie at the foundation of formal Bulgarian. However, they are not identical to the standard language because many of its features derive from the Western Bulgarian dialects, including the Macedonian dialects, or are a compromise between Eastern and Western standard.
Extent of Bulgarian dialects according to the Bulgarian Academy of Sciences shown encompassing the Eastern South Slavic dialects. Subregions are differentiated by pronunciation of man and tooth . The language is mainly split into two broad dialect areas, based on the different reflexes of the Common Slavic yat vowel (Ѣ).
The most characteristic feature of Radojda-Vevcani dialect (Radojda, Vevcani, Mali Vlay and Lin (in Albania) is the substitution of OBg ѫ, ъ with the Yat vowel.