- Thracian dialect
The Thracian dialect is a dialect of the
Bulgarian language, member of the Rup or Southeastern Bulgarian dialects. The present range of the dialect includes the regions of Haskovo, Parvomay, Elhovo, Harmanli, Svilengrad, Topolovgradand Ivaylovgrad. In the past, the dialect was spoken on a much larger territory and extended far down into Eastern and Western Thrace, now in Turkeyand Greece, respectively. Following the Balkan wars, the Bulgarian population there was forced to flee to Bulgaria, settling mostly in the regions of Burgasand Haskovo, Yamboland Plovdiv.
Phonological and morphological characteristics
* Lack of consonants дж IPA|/ʤ/ and дзIPA|/ʣ/] - ж IPA|/ʒ/ and з IPA|/z/ are pronounced instead: "жам" vs. "джам" (windowpane)
* Disappearance of t from the consonant group str: "сесра" vs. formal Bulgarian "сестра" (sister)
* Personal pronouns нIPA|ʲега vs. formal Bulgarian него (him) and хми vs. formal Bulgarian им
* Future tense particles жъ, шъ, зъ in the northern subdialect and кIPA|ʲе in the southern subdialect vs. formal Bulgarian щеFor other phonological and morphological characteristics that are typical for all Rup dialects, cf. article.
Стойков, Стойко: Българска диалектология, Акад. изд. "Проф. Марин Дринов", 2006 [http://www.promacedonia.org/jchorb/st/st_2_b_izt_3.htm#trakijski]
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