The vocabulary contains 1765 meaning-word pairs ("entries") corresponding to core LWT meanings from the recipient language Lower Sorbian. The corresponding text chapter was published in the book Loanwords in the World's Languages. The language page Lower Sorbian contains a list of all loanwords arranged by donor languoid.
|Word form||LWT code||Meaning||Core list||Borrowed status||Source words|
The Lower Sorbian vocabulary is relatively well described. Although so far there is no systematic comprehensive study of loanwords in Lower Sorbian, there exist some dictionaries, the Sorbian Language Atlas and quite a lot of detailed research literature. In most cases the loanword status of a given word is determined on the basis of these sources.
0 (No evidence for borrowing)
1 (Very little evidence for borrowing)
2 (Perhaps borrowed)
3 (Probably borrowed)
4 (Clearly borrowed)
BC (Bramborski Serski Casnik). Lower Sorbian weekly newspaper, 1848-1933.
Special category abbreviations used in the vocabulary:
Nom.Ag. Nomen agentis