SweDia 2000 Research Database

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Umeå University, Department of Philosophy and Linguistics

Stockholm university, Department of Linguistics

Anders Eriksson - Umeå University, Department of Philosophy and Linguistics

Description

The material was collected in two databases- one for research and one for the general public. The Research Database will be available to researchers in linguistics, Scandinavian languages,?? etc. The general database is addressed to interested individuals, schools, libraries, etc. The research database consists of recordings of a little more than 1300 speakers representing 107 Swedish dialects. The durations of the recordings vary between 25 minutes and over one hour (typically 30 to 40 minutes).. Each recording consist of two major parts. One part consisting of controlled material where specific aspects of Swedish phonology are elicited and one part containing spontaneous speech in the form of informal interviews or dialogues between two speakers of the dialect. The controlled material was elicited by the interviewers using crossword like word games in order to avoid any influence of the interviewers own pronunciation of the target words. The material has three parts 1) A wordlist containing words from which the vowel and consonant systems of the dialect can be derived, 2) a wordlist from whi

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Subject area

Responsible department/unit

Information not available, contact SND for more information, Department of Philosophy and Linguistics

Creator/Principal investigator(s)

Lund University, Lingvistik, Språk- och litteraturcentrum

Umeå University, Department of Philosophy and Linguistics

Stockholm university, Department of Linguistics

Anders Eriksson - Umeå University, Department of Philosophy and Linguistics

Identifiers

SND-ID: EXT 0020

Description

The material was collected in two databases- one for research and one for the general public. The Research Database will be available to researchers in linguistics, Scandinavian languages,?? etc. The general database is addressed to interested individuals, schools, libraries, etc. The research database consists of recordings of a little more than 1300 speakers representing 107 Swedish dialects. The durations of the recordings vary between 25 minutes and over one hour (typically 30 to 40 minutes).. Each recording consist of two major parts. One part consisting of controlled material where specific aspects of Swedish phonology are elicited and one part containing spontaneous speech in the form of informal interviews or dialogues between two speakers of the dialect. The controlled material was elicited by the interviewers using crossword like word games in order to avoid any influence of the interviewers own pronunciation of the target words. The material has three parts 1) A wordlist containing words from which the vowel and consonant systems of the dialect can be derived, 2) a wordlist from whi

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Time period(s) investigated

1998 — 2003

Geographic spread

Geographic location: Sweden, Finland, Åland Islands

Sampling procedure

Probability: Stratified

Funding

Bank of Sweden Tercentenary Foundation

Subject area

Contact for questions about the data

Anders Eriksson

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Published: 2011-01-01
Last updated: 2019-11-14