Slavic Languages and Literatures | Contact Linguistics: Croatian
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LANGUAGES IN CONTACT: CROATIAN IN CONTACT WITH OTHER LANGUAGES

I.  Languages in contact - general
a.  Borders between languages
b.  Language and its dialects
c.  Influence of politics & history to language
d.  Influence of social factors to language

II. Croatian (and Serbian) in contact with their neighboring languages
a.  Croatian in contact with Italian, German & Turkish
b.  Croatian in contact with Serbian

III.  Influence of Italian dialects to Croatian
a.    Relicts of ancient Italian dialects in Croatian language
b.    Venetian influence to Croatian costal dialects

IV.   Linguistic influences to modern Croatian
a.    Adoption of English words in Croatian language
b.    Standardisation of the words of English origin in Croatian