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    • Dialect variation in East Norwegian tone 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (Mouton de Gruyter, 2007)
      In recent analyses of Scandinavian tonal accent, two competing hypotheses can be identified, the privativity hypothesis and the timing hypothesis. The more widespread is the privativity hypothesis, which assumes that the ...
    • Is 1 always less than 2 in Norwegian tonal accents? 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (Franz Steiner Verlag GmbH, Stuttgart, 2006)
      As in Swedish, a tonal accent distinction is found in most Norwegian dialects. The distinction is dependent on primary stress, so that any primary stress will be pronounced with one of the two melodies that manifest the ...
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    • Jamvektseffekten En fonetisk analyse av jamvekt i nordgudbrandsdalsdialekten 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (Novus forlag, 2007)
      Level stress (Norwegian: jamvekt) is a prosodic pattern found in Norwegian and Swedish dialects which have retained mono-moraic (short) root syllables from Old Norse. In disyllables with accent 2 and short initial root ...
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    • The tone bearing unit in Swedish and Norwegian tonology 

      Kristoffersen, Gjert (University Press of Southern Denmark, 2003)
      In Scandinavian tonology two views exist with respect to how tones are associated with the segmental string. The first is the orthodox, autosegmental view that all tones are autosegmentally associated with a tone bearing ...