Friulian


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Friulian:

see Rhaeto-RomanicRhaeto-Romanic
, generic name for several related dialects of the Romance group of the Italic subfamily of the Indo-European family of languages (see Romance languages). These dialects are now considered sufficiently similar to form a single unit in the Romance group.
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Friulian

the Rhaetian dialect spoken in parts of Friuli
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I regarded morphology, not as an alternative to history, but as a tool that might have opened up the possibility of overcoming the lack of historical evidence, throwing some light upon the puzzling analogies between the Friulian benandanti and the old Livonian werewolf.
He notes, among other features, an episodic structure, a stylistic continuity with Pasolini's Friulian poetry, and an expression "alla sensibilite cromatica e al gusto pittorico" (n.
Paradis notes that most speakers of regional languages like Basque, Catalan, Friulian, Afrikaans, and the native languages of South Africa are bilingual speakers of the national language; code-mixing may be commonplace in some bilingual communities/settings but not in others.
His case study of the small Friulian town of Buia shows how the town preserved a degree of liberty as it navigated the interstices between local oligarchs and "the conflicting jurisdictions and competing powers" of Venetian officials and magistracies (158).
Berthold Over ("Notizie settecentesche sulla musics a San Marco: I Notatori di Pietro Gradenigo") examines the richly informative manuscript chronicle of an eighteenth-century patrician, while Gilberto Pressacco ("La cappella marciana nella corrispondenza Candotti-Tomadini") considers selections from the extensive correspondence of two nineteenth-century Friulian letiristi with leading musicians of the Marcian ambience in 1840-70.
It highlights the regulations recently adopted in favor of the Friulian linguistic community, which until 5 years ago, was one of the least safeguarded Rhaeto-Romansh groups.
John and Anne Tedeschi [Baltimore: Johns Hopkins University Press, 1983]), that the Friulian peasants known as benandanti who, like Stoeckhlin, fell into trances and went out at night to fight the witches, represented the essence of a mythic pan-European consciousness rooted in pagan fertility rites.
One of the largest 'foibe' is commonly known, in Friulian dialect, as 'il bus de la lure' = 'il buco della luce' ('the hole of light').
Striped sky now, white and azure, toward the Friulian Alps: the violent winds of the "bora" are returning.
which features Friulian cuisine (the cuisine of the far northeast of Italy) and has rapidly become a haunt for the Manhattan cognoscenti.
But while still a part-time solder he has been taking part in a two-week-long training exercise in the Friulian Dolomites mountain range in northern Italy.
The authors have chosen to use the most common definition: "[a] dialect is a 'variant' of a language" and point out that the Romance languages (French, Spanish, Portuguese, Romanian, Friulian, Sardinian, Romansh, and a few others) "turn out, in effect, to be modern-day 'variants' of Vulgar Latin (VL)" (11).