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Dialect variation in East Norwegian tone
(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?
(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 ...