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The tone bearing unit in Swedish and Norwegian tonology
(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 ...
Jamvektseffekten En fonetisk analyse av jamvekt i nordgudbrandsdalsdialekten
(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 ...
The development of tonal dialects in the Scandinavian languages
This PPT-presentation, given at a conference in 2004, is an early version of the hypothesis that the origin of the North-Germanic tonal accents can be traced back to a difference in timing of an accentual high tone in mono- ...