Re: Latinized Ukrainian orthography (was: Missing Words)
|From:||Jan van Steenbergen <ijzeren_jan@...>|
|Date:||Tuesday, March 19, 2002, 10:41|
--- Danny Wier <dawier@...> wrote:
> Are there any Russian/Ukrainian/East Slavic dialects
> that use Latin script?
> Carpathian Rusyn as used by Latin-rite Catholics,
Yes, indeed! Belorussian in Poland was mentioned
Second is the language of the Lemko's in Poland. They
number ca. 50,000 and disagree about their ethnic
adherence: part of them consider themselves
Ukrainians, some believe they are Rusinians (Rusyns),
some others think Lemko's are a separate group. I
prefer to think of them as Rusinians. The majority of
them are Orthodox, by the way.
If I am not mistaking, they use the Latin script as
Sorry for my late reaction,
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