A Mennonite Low German Short Story by Swetlana Braun PDF

By Swetlana Braun

ISBN-10: 3638947386

ISBN-13: 9783638947381

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2007 within the topic English Language and Literature reviews - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, Bielefeld college, direction: English as an international Lingua Franca, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: The process of this paper is it to provide the Mennonite Low German dialect and to strengthen an simply intelligible orthography for the pointed out dialect. within the first element 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 kinds belong to the Indo-European languages or, extra accurately, to its West-Germanic department. Then, element explains the place the time period Mennonite Low German comes from via unrolling the historical past of the Mennonites, their strikes and their linguistic historical past. by way of definition there's a extra query that should be tackled, specifically even if Mennonite Low German is a language or a dialect. this query might be mentioned in element 3, taking into consideration the 4 standards Petyt names to determine even if a spread 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 now not with different Low German dialects), the Mennonite Low German orthography offered during this paper will stick to a number of features of German orthography, while regarded as helpful. additionally, a brief cartoon of Mennonite Low German phonology and morphology should be supplied within the following subparagraph so that it will around off the subject. a brief evaluation of the diversities of the dialect less than exam are available in aspect 5.3; particularly the Molotschna and the outdated Colony accents. The final subparagraph bargains with Mennonite Low German mortgage phrases and up to date note formation. This style includes numerous mortgage phrases that come from Dutch, Russian or German, for instance. Paragraph quantity six explains the demise of a former Lingua Franca, which Low German were 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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