Fridrik Dulaj

Authors country of origin: Kosovo
Institutional affiliation: University of Gjakova
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In this paper, we will try to reflect on the relationship of the standard language with the dialect of an area in Kosovo. In the city of Rahovec, in addition to the Albanian language, a language with a mixed lexicon is heard, Albanian, Serbian, Turkish, therefore the Albanian dialect is in circumstances of bilingualism and multilingualism. In these circumstances, during the historical development, Albanian and Serbian have interacted with each other. The relationship and relations of standard Albanian with dialectal forms will be treated in the framework of dialectal bilingualism. The object of review of the paper will be written documents and present discourse situations. To reflect the situation of Old Albanian in this dialect, we will refer to books written in this area, such as Divani of Sheh Maliqi or the Dictionary of Lubomir Kujonxhic. Meanwhile, the state of Albanian today will be reflected with examples collected in the field. Within the paper, we will compare the state and changes that have occurred in this dialect over time as a result of changes and historical circumstances, seeing them as sociolinguistic circumstances.

Keywords: language, bilingualism, dialectal bilingualism, lexicon, interaction, etc.

Volume 4.No.1(2021): April (Humanities Session)

ISSN 2661-2666 (Online) International Scientific Journal Monte (ISJM)
ISSN 2661-264X (Print)

DOI : 10.33807/monte.20211844


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