The Byelorussian Impact on Karaite and Yiddish

During the 11-14th centuries ... the Tatars and Karaites settled in Belarusian...territories of the Grand Duchy of Lithuania...

...the Karaites, descended from a Jewish sect founded in the 8th century in Iraq...preserved their speech up to the present...

...we will contrast the Slavicization of Karaite with that of Yiddish, and...with Colonial German dialects spoken in a Slavic milieu... 

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