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Short quantity in stressed syllables. A study of urban colloquial swedish in Finland.

Date: 1.8.1990-
Code: K1630
Department: Åbo Akademi University / Faculty of Arts (HF), Dept. of Nordic languages
Address: Nunnegatan 4, FIN-20500 Åbo
Phone +358-2-2154 349
Fax +358-2-2154 661
E-mail svidjesk@abo.fi
Project leader: FD Erik Andersson, professor (1.8.1990-)
Researchers: FL Sonja Vidjeskog (1.1.1990-)
Type of research: 0 (0=Within duty, 1=Ordered research, 2=Co-operation)
- basic research 100 %
Man months: Totally: 36 months
Contacts: Undersökning inleddes som ett delprojekt inom projektet Finlandssvenska stadsmål , projektledare FD Ann-Marie Ivars, professor, Helsingfors universitet, Institutionen för nordiska språk.
Keywords: finlandssvenska, suomenruotsi, kortstavighet, stadsmål, fonologi, regional variation, short quantity in stressed syllables, urban dialects, phonology, regional variation,

The research project is a phonological study of the urban varieties of the Swedish spoken in Finland.The towns of Jakobstad, Kristinestad, Ekenäs and Lovisa are included in the study.The purpose of the project is to study the growth of and the variation between the urban varieties by analysing the occurance of short quantity in tonic syllables.The aspects of frequency, structure and history are discussed.


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