New PDF release: A Mennonite Low German Short Story

By Swetlana Braun

ISBN-10: 3638947386

ISBN-13: 9783638947381

Seminar paper from the 12 months 2007 within the topic English Language and Literature experiences - Linguistics, grade: 1,3, Bielefeld collage, direction: English as an international Lingua Franca, 7 entries within the bibliography, language: English, summary: The procedure of this paper is it to offer the Mennonite Low German dialect and to boost 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 truly is proven that it belongs to a similar relatives because the English language. either forms 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 by way of unrolling the background of the Mennonites, their strikes and their linguistic heritage. by way of definition there's a additional query that needs to be tackled, specifically even if Mennonite Low German is a language or a dialect. this query may be mentioned in element 3, taking into account the 4 standards Petyt names to choose 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 boost 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 conversant in excessive German (but now not with different Low German dialects), the Mennonite Low German orthography offered during this paper will stick to numerous features of German orthography, whilst regarded as helpful. additionally, a brief comic strip of Mennonite Low German phonology and morphology could be supplied within the following subparagraph which will around off the subject. a quick evaluate of the diversities of the dialect below exam are available in element 5.3; specifically the Molotschna and the outdated Colony accents. The final subparagraph bargains with Mennonite Low German mortgage phrases and up to date be aware formation. This style includes a number of mortgage phrases that come from Dutch, Russian or German, for instance. Paragraph quantity six explains the loss of life of a former Lingua Franca, which Low German have been 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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