Endonyms are the terms used by people within their own communities. Exonyms are the terms (in this case, English-language) used by outsiders to those communities. Using exonyms are much like calling someone “Susie” when they prefer to be called “Susan”  — using endonyms is a step toward showing respect for the identities of community members.
“User (and/or User’s parent or guardian) represents and warrants that (a) he/she is not located in a country that is subject to a U.S. government embargo or that has been designated by the U.S. government as a ‘terrorist supporting’ country; and (b) he/she is not listed on any U.S. government list of prohibited or restricted parties.”
I’ve added two Firefox plugins to the Mozilla Add-Ons collection. Both are search plugins to allow swift access to the Ukrainian language versions of Wikipedia and Wiktionary. Add these plugins to Firefox to include these Ukrainian language resources to your available search engine choices. The Wikipedia plugin can be found here and the Wikitionary plugin … Read more
After the demise of the Soviet Union in 1991, it became easier for citizens in those parts of the world to communicate with those of us in the West. My own ancestors came from that part of the world and it was at around this time my family in Canada began to learn more about … Read more