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Address

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Linguistics.

Forms of address are one of the linguistic means by which speakers mark their psycho-social orientation to their addressees. Forms such as pronouns, names, and terms of endearment encode...

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Baltic Languages

Overview page. Subjects: Linguistics — Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500).

The Baltic family belongs to the satem branch of I[ndo-]E[uropean], along with Sl[avic], Indo-Iranian, and Armenian. Lithuanian, its most important member, was included in the Comparative...

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Germanic languages

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Linguistics.

The Germanic family belongs to the western (centum) branch of I[ndo-] E[uropean]. (For reference, see Kluge 1913, Prokosch 1939, Schwarz 1951, Maurer 1952, Krahe and Meid 1967, Coetsem and...

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Scandinavian Languages

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Linguistics.

The family of Sc[andinavian] languages includes Da[nish], Faroese, Icelandic, No[rwegian], and Sw[edish]—the languages respectively of Denmark, the Faroe Islands, Iceland, Norway, and...

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Spanish

Overview page. Subjects: Medieval and Renaissance History (500 to 1500) — Linguistics.

A prominent member of the Romance family, Spanish has an estimated 290 million speakers worldwide. It is the official language of Spain and its dependencies, of Equatorial Guinea, and of ...

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