Danubius International Conferences, 8th International Conference The Danube - Axis of European Identity

Romanian Borrowings in Dialects Spread Between the Danube and the Dniester Rivers

Maryna Delyusto
Last modified: 2018-06-07


The article deals with the Romanian borrowings in the Ukrainian, Bulgarian, Russian, Gagauz dialects spread between the Danube and the Dniester rivers – multi-lingual area on the South of Odessa region. The author proves that a lot of Romanian lexical borrowings in these dialects are a distinguishing feature of their language systems. The majority of these lexemes exactly appeared on this territory as a result of a long-term influence of Romanian language.