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Aggregating Dialectology, Typology, and Register Analysis by Professor of Linguistics Benedikt Szmrecsanyi

By Professor of Linguistics Benedikt Szmrecsanyi

This booklet is worried with the quantitative, utilization established, and aggregational examine of linguistic version. even if dialectologists, sign up analysts, typologists, and quantitative linguists take care of linguistic edition, there was little interplay throughout those fields. The contributions, written by way of popular experts of their subfields, show that there's mutual thought via pondering outdoor the disciplinary field.

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The story was presented to our dialect speakers by way of stills from the movie as well as in narrative form. nl/. The foundation aims to preserve the regional language and culture of Het Bildt, a small area in the northwest of the province of Frisia in the Netherlands. Convergence between dialect varieties and dialect groups 31 Figure 1. Distribution of 86 Dutch dialect varieties. The Dutch provinces are shaded in light gray marble and the Belgian provinces are shaded in dark gray pine. 6 words.

At all three levels, about half of them appear to be converging to standard Dutch. The clearest result is that the Ameland dialect of Hollum is converging to standard Dutch at each of the three levels; this outcome is in line with Jansen’s (2010) findings. In summer, the island is visited by large numbers of tourists from the mainland, which may influence the dialect. 41 Convergence between dialect varieties and dialect groups Table 5. Correlations between convergence measurements to Standard Dutch and the distance to Standard Dutch obtained on the basis of the transcriptions produced by the older males and the younger females.

Phonetics, phonology and morpho-phonology. Furthermore, Heeringa et al. (2000) studied eight varieties spoken in or close to the German county of Bentheim, along with nine Dutch varieties from close by, using data from the Reeks Nederlandse Dialectatlassen ‘Series of Dutch dialect atlases’ (Blancquaert and Pée 1925–1982) that was gathered in 1974–1975, as well as new data collected in 1999. These 17 varieties were compared to standard Dutch and standard German at the sound component level. All of the Dutch dialects were found to be converging towards standard Dutch, while all of the German dialects appeared to be converging towards standard German.

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