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Coming Down From the Mountain: Dialect Contact and Convergence in Contemporary Hutsulshchyna

  title={Coming Down From the Mountain: Dialect Contact and Convergence in Contemporary Hutsulshchyna},
  author={Erin Coyne},
Despite the recent increased interest in Hutsul life and culture, little attention has been paid to the role of dialect in Hutsul identity and cultural revival. The primary focus of the present dissertation is the current state of the Hutsul dialect, both in terms of social perception and the structural changes resulting from the dominance of the standard language in media and education. Currently very little is known about the contemporary grammatical structure of Hutsul. The present… Expand
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