Estonian literature refers to literature written in the Estonian language (c. 1,100,000 speakers). The domination of Estonia after the Northern Crusades, from the thirteenth century to 1918 by Germany, Sweden, and Russia resulted few early written literary works in Estonian language. The oldest records of written Estonian date from the thirteenth century.
The Abenaki (or Abnaki ) are a tribe of Native American and First Nations people belonging to the Algonquian peoples of northeastern North America. They are located in an area the Eastern Algonquian languages call the Wabanaki (Dawn Land) Region. The Abenakis were one of the five members of the Wabanaki Confederacy, the other four being the Maliseet, Mi'kmaq, Passamaquoddy, and Penobscot.
Sakhalin Koreans (Russian: Сахалинские корейцы/ Sakhalinskie Koreytsi or Корейцы Сахалина/ Koreytsi Sakhalina ; Korean: 사할린 한국인/ Sahallin Hangugin ) denotes Russians citizens and/or residents of Korean descent living on Sakhalin Island who trace their roots to the immigrants from the Gyeongsang and Jeolla provinces of Korea during the late 1930s and early 1940s, the latter half of the Japanese colonial era.
Uisang (의상625 - 702) was one of the most eminent early Silla scholar-monks, a Buddhist philosopher, and a close friend of Wonhyo (원효 元曉617-686 ). In 661, he traveled to Tang China and studied the Huayan (華嚴) doctrine, based on the Avatamsaka-sutra ( Garland Sutra ), under Zhiyan (Chih-yen, 智儼) (602 - 668).
Eucalyptus is a diverse genus of trees (rarely shrubs), the members of which dominate the tree flora of Australia. There are more than eight hundred species of Eucalyptus, mostly native to Australia, with a very small number of native species found in parts of adjacent New Guinea and Indonesia and one as far away as the Philippines.
Acronyms A number of commentators (as Copperud 1970, Janis 1984, Howard 1984) believe that acronyms can be differentiated from other abbreviations in being pronounceable as words. Dictionaries, however, do not make this distinction because writers in general do not: "The powder metallurgy industry has officially adopted the acronym 'P/M Parts'"- Precision Metal Molding, (January 1966).