Eastern Dialects

Some articles on dialect, dialects, eastern dialects:

Malay Languages - History
... the most part, used to be part of an ancient Malay kingdom called Pattani — speak a dialect of Malay called Yawi (not to be confused with Jawi), which is similar to Kelantanese Malay, but the ... Western Malay is predominantly spoken in Sumatra, and known as Sumatran dialects, such as Riau, Langkat, Palembang and Jambi ... Meanwhile Jakarta dialect (known as Betawi) also belongs to the western Malay group ...
Finnish Language - Dialects - Dialect Chart of Finnish
... Western dialects Southern-Western dialects Proper Southern-Western dialects Northern dialect group Southern dialect group Southern-Western middle dialects Pori region dialects Ala-Satakunta dialects ...
Bulgarski - Dialects
... The language is mainly split into two broad dialect areas, based on the different reflexes of the Common Slavic yat vowel (Ѣ) ... at some point during the Middle Ages, led to the development of Bulgaria's Western dialects (informally called твърд говор/tvurd govor – "hard speech") the former yat is ... Eastern dialects (informally called мек говор/mek govor – "soft speech") the former yat alternates between "ya" and "e" it is pronounced "ya" if it is under ...

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    The more important the title, the more self-important the person, the greater the amount of time spent on the Eastern shuttle, the more suspicious the man and the less vitality in the organization.
    Jane O’Reilly, U.S. feminist and humorist. The Girl I Left Behind, ch. 5 (1980)