Upper Sorbian

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Upper Sorbian

n.
The West Slavic language spoken in the southern part of the historical region of Lusatia.

[Probably translation of German Obersorbisch : ober, higher (from the fact that southern Lusatia is more mountainous and at a higher elevation than northern Lusatia) + Sorbisch, Sorbian.]
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Translations
hornolužická srbštinahornolužičtina
lusaziano superiore
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The body of previous study of this research area lacks comprehensive description, except Pohoncowa (2017), who describes the word formation in the present-day Upper Sorbian language. Her section 4 (Pohoncova 2017: 76-81) devotes to the derivational processes.