African American Vernacular English
African American Vernacular English (AAVE) — also called African American English; less precisely Black English, Black Vernacular, Black English Vernacular (BEV), or Black Vernacular English (BVE) — i...
African American Vernacular English - Wikipedia
Controversy over linguistic and ethnic identity in Moldova
A controversy exists over the national identity and name of the native language of the main ethnic group in the Republic of Moldova. The issue more frequently disputed is whether Moldovans constitute...
Controversy over linguistic and ethnic identity in Moldova - Wikipedia
Greek language question
The Greek language question (Greek: γλωσσικό ζήτημα, short: το γλωσσικό) was a dispute about whether the language of the Greek people (Demotic Greek) or a cultivated imitation of Ancient Greek (ka...
Greek language question - Wikipedia
Urdu in Aurangabad
Aurangabad is one of the historical cities of the Deccan, India. It is well known for its literary and cultural traditions. As this city was the stronghold of the Mughals, a number of civil and milita...
Scots language
Scots is the Germanic language variety spoken in Lowland Scotland and parts of Ulster (where the local dialect is known as Ulster Scots). It is sometimes called Lowland Scots to distinguish it from S...
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Digraphia
In sociolinguistics, digraphia refers to the use of more than one writing system for the same language. Some scholars differentiate between synchronic digraphia with the coexistence of two or more wri...
Diglossia
In linguistics, diglossia (/daɪˈɡlɒsiə/; Greek: διγλωσσία < δι- prefix denoting two, from δίς, twice + γλῶσσα, language + -ία, suffix denoting state or attribute, "speaking two languages") refe...
Diglossia - Wikipedia
Romanagari
Romanagari, a portmanteau of the words Roman and Devanagari, is a slang word coined by bloggers. It refers to Hindi text written or typed in Roman script, as opposed to the standard Devanagari script....
Urkers dialect
Urkers is the local language of the municipality and former island of Urk, located on the west coast of the Dutch province of Flevoland. In Dutch, Urkers is called Urks. Urk was an island until the mi...
Urkers dialect - Wikipedia
Ganyu dialect
Ganyu dialect is a (simplified Chinese: 赣榆话; traditional Chinese: 赣榆話; pinyin: Gànyǘ huà) is a dialect of Mandarin Chinese. It is only spoken widely in the county of Ganyu in Jiangsu provi...
Dictionary of the Scots Language
The Dictionary of the Scots Language (DSL) (Scots: Dictionar o the Scots Leid) is an online Scots-English dictionary, now run by Scottish Language Dictionaries, a charity and limited company. Free...
Interuniversity Institute of Valencian Philology
The Interuniversity Institute of Valencian Philology (Valencian: Institut Interuniversitari de Filologia Valenciana, IIFV), was created in 1987, and took form with a decree of the Generalitat Val...
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Chickenhead (sexuality)
"Chickenhead" is a derogatory American English slang term that can refer either to a "dumb female" or, derisively, to someone who performs fellatio.
The term originated in African-American sexual ...
Hindi language (Hindi belt)
The Hindi Belt or Hindi Heartland is a loosely defined linguistic region in North and Central India where varieties of Hindi in the broadest sense are widely spoken, either as primary or secondary lan...
Hindi language (Hindi belt) - Wikipedia
Declaration on the Status and Name of the Croatian Literary Language
The Declaration on the Status and Name of the Croatian Literary Language (Croatian: Deklaracija o nazivu i položaju hrvatskog književnog jezika) was a document brought by Croat scholars in 1967. I...
Declaration on the Status and Name of the Croatian Literary Language - Wikipedia
Dalecarlian alphabet
The Dalecarlian alphabet consists of 33 letters derived from the Swedish alphabet, with additional seven letters: vowels with an ogonek diacritic, denoting nasality: (Ąą, Ęę, Įį, Ųų, Y̨y̨, and Ą̊ą̊) a...
Dalecarlian alphabet - Wikipedia
Sahu Todar
Sahu Todar (साहु टोडर), an Agrawal Jain, was a supervisor of the royal mint at Agra during the rule of Akbar. He was a patron of scholars and had repaired ancient monuments of Mathura.He was son of Sa...
Hyderabadi Urdu
Hyderabadi Urdu (Urdu: حیدرآبادی اردو‎) is a dialect of Urdu spoken in areas of erstwhile Nizam's Hyderabad State (now in Telangana, Marathwada region of Maharashtra and Hyderabad-Karnatak r...
Hyderabadi Urdu - Wikipedia
Multilingualism in Luxembourg
Multilingualism is a part of everyday life for the population of Luxembourg.
The use of languages for legal and administrative purposes is regulated by a law promulgated in 1984, including the fo...
Ebonics: The True Language of Black Folks
Ebonics: The True Language of Black Folks is a 1975 book written by Dr. Robert Williams, an African-American psychologist, who had coined the term "Ebonics" two years earlier. This book defines the te...
Standard language
A standard language (also standard dialect or standardized dialect) is a language variety used by a group of people in their public discourse. Alternatively, varieties become standard by undergoing a ...
Low German
Low German or Low Saxon (Plattdüütsch, Nedderdüütsch, Platduuts, Nedderduuts; Standard German: Plattdeutsch or Niederdeutsch; Dutch: Nederduits in the wider sense, see Nomenclature below) is an Ingva...
Low German - Wikipedia
Torlakian dialect
Torlakian or Torlak ([tɔ̌rlaːk]) is a group of South Slavic dialects of southeastern Serbia (southern Kosovo – Prizren), northeastern Republic of Macedonia (Kumanovo, Kratovo and Kriva Palanka dialect...
Torlakian dialect - Wikipedia
Hindi–Urdu controversy
The Hindi–Urdu controversy is an ongoing dispute—dating back to the 19th century—regarding the status of Hindi and Urdu as a single language, Hindustani, or as two dialects of a single language, and t...
Hindi–Urdu controversy - Wikipedia
Padmabhushan Dr. Moturi Satyanarayan Award
Padmabhushan Dr. Moturi Satyanarayan Award (Devnagari: पद्मभूषण डॉ. मोटूरि सत्यानारायण पुरस्कार) is a literary honor in India which Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, (Central Hindi Organization), Ministry of H...
Padmabhushan Dr. Moturi Satyanarayan Award - Wikipedia