Peipus


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Peipus

a lake in W Russia, on the boundary with Estonia: drains into the Gulf of Finland. Area: 3512 sq. km (1356 sq. miles)
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12 Old Believers' congregations were functioning on the western bank of the Lake Peipus, Tallinn and Tartu (Plaat 2005).
In Estonia, Lake Peipus is spoken of in reverent tones constantly.
The battle of Lake Peipus took place in 1242 between the Teutonic Knights and the Russian city-state of Novgorod.
Examples from indigenous Russian spoken on the western coast of the lake Peipus ([TEXT NOT REPRODUCIBLE IN ASCII] 1977 : 203 ff) demonstrate, that in a community with a long history of bilingualism, the copying of Estonian phrasal verb is quite common.
We should remember that when telling about history from the very beginning the same author only mentioned Lake Peipus in 1240, Livonia and Tallinn in the 16th century but never the name of Estonia.
Seven zones: Viking, Littoral, Peipus, Rokytno, Danube, Balkan and Kama;