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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 ...
  • Quantity in Old Norse and modern peninsular North Germanic 

    Kristoffersen, Gjert (Springer, 2011-02-08)
    This article discusses the transition from a system with contrastive, segmental quantity in Old Norse into the present day system characterizing most Norwegian and Swedish dialects, where stressed syllables are obligatorily ...
  • 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 ...