Reka Dialect
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Reka Dialect
The Reka dialect (brown color) on the map of Macedonian dialects.

The Reka dialect (Macedonian: , Rekanski dijalekt) is a member of the west and north-west subgroup of the western group of dialects of Macedonian. The dialect is mainly spoken on the territory of the region Reka in the north-western part of North Macedonia. The Reka dialect is very close with the Gali?nik and the Debar dialects. This dialect contains a lot of archaic words.

Phonological characteristics

  • High usage of the consonant /[f]/ (?)
  • Low usage of the consonant /d?/ (?) - replacing it with ? (?) or ?d ()
  • Use of o instead of a

Morphological characteristics

  • The end of the verbs from a group are frequently pronounced as verbs from e group ( > )
  • Use of the three articles
  • Use of the suffix -? for third person singular
  • Use of the preposition /?


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