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Tracing the Greek Cypriot Dialect: From Marginality to Elevated Visibility

Originally posted on This unreal country:
Still frame from ‘Fragility of Language’, (Nefeli Kentoni, 2020) By Antonis Pastellopoulos “A language is a dialect with an army and a navy”. This anonymous, yet famous statement, popularized by linguist Max Weinreich, emphasizes the arbitrariness of the distinction between languages and dialects, drawing our attention towards the political…


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