The Phonology of Norwegian

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Oxford University Press, 2000 - Počet stran: 366
A the end of the fourteenth century, Norway, having previously been an independent kingdom, became by conquest a province of Denmark and remained so for three centuries. In1814, as part of the fall-out from the Napoleonic wars, the country became a largely independent nation within themonarchy of Sweden. By this time, however, Danish had become the language of government, commerce, and education, as well as of the middle and upper classes. Nationalistic Norwegians sought to reestablish native identity by creating and promulgating a new language based partly on rural dialects andpartly on Old Norse. The upper and middle classes sought to retain a form of Norwegian close to Danish that would be intelligible to themselves and to their neighbours in Sweden and Denmark. The controversy has gone on ever since. One result is that the standard dictionaries of Norwegian ignorepronunciation, for no version can be counted as 'received'. Another is that there has been considerable variety and change in Norwe
 

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1 INTRODUCTION
1
INVENTORY AND FEATURE SPECIFICATIONS
13
3 PHONOTACTIC CONSTRAINTS
41
4 WORD PHONOLOGY
69
5 SYLLABLE STRUCTURE
113
6 STRESS ASSIGNMENT IN SIMPLEX WORDS
140
7 CYCLIC STRESS ASSIGNMENT
168
8 CYCLIC SYLLABIFICATION
201
9 TONAL ACCENTS
233
10 INTONATION AND RHYTHM
274
11 POSTLEXICAL SEGMENTAL PHONOLOGY
299
12 ORTHOGRAPHIC CONVENTIONS
340
References
348
Index
361
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Gjert Kristoffersen is Professor of Nordic Languages at the University of Bergen, and was from 1984-1988 the Editor at the Norwegian University Press.

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