Zur phonetischen Anpassung deutscher Wörter in weißrussischen Dialekten (am Beispiel der Region Hrodna)

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The following article deals with the linguistic situation in Belarus and the Belarusian dialects. It emphasizes on the local dialect of the Hrodna region. The conditions under which German words came into the Hrodna dialect language are described. The analysis made by us concerns the following questions: what phonological processes German words are subject to and how strongly they are phonetically adapted to the system of loan-language and the Belarusian dialect.
Translated title of the contributionOn the phonetic adaptation of German words in Belarusian dialects (using the example of the Hrodna region)
Original languageGerman
JournalZeitschrift für Slawistik
Issue number3
Pages (from-to)343-357
Number of pages15
Publication statusPublished - 12.2013