From: Piotr Gasiorowski
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From: "Milos Bogdanovic" <milos@...>
Sent: Monday, August 12, 2002 10:11 PM
Subject: Re: [tied] Re: Question about stress and pitch accent in Swedish dialects (hla-a28.gif, heightswed.gif, abo_O.GIF) [1/3]
> Dear Harald Hammarstrom and Torsten
> Thank you for will and time to help me.
> In the meantime I have already found the following information:
> "A similar case is the Dala dialcts and the geographically
> distant dialect of Gotland. Indead, people often mix the two,
> since they have essentially the same tonal prosody (Garding 1993)."
> (Tomas Ryad, Remarks on the Scandinavian tone
> accent typology, Stockholm University, page 4.)
> Also, I have found that Kubrik (Lars Bäckman) who is Chef
> from Muppet Show is from Dalarna, who caricatures his own
> Dalarna dialect while he speaks: "Hurch burdi hurdchi burr"
> And I found example od Dalarna dialect:
> Dalarna dialect - Swedish official:
> Wenn ulum wir djäro? = Vad skall vi göra?
> Ukins racke ir ittan jär? = Vems hund är det här?
> Tsjyrtjas byön = Kyrkans bön
> In these samples I recognize transformation "K" into "T" and "G" into "D".
> Is there really exists that principle in Dalarna dialect in some conditions,
> or I misunderstund the thing?
> This is very important for my work, because I connect the specific
> principles of speech with specific genetic populations of peoples.
> Now, I research influences of the aboriginal population of Dalarna
> on transformations of speech, which appeared while they were
> adopting Indoeuropean (Germa - Swedish) language.
> In attachment you see genetic characteristic of population of Dalarna:
> 1) Highest distribution of "O" blood type.
> 2) Highest distribution of "HLA-A28" antigen,
> that is characteristic for Nilotic language group, etc.
> 3) Great height of Dalarna population.
> I recognized that every racial type (genetic population), has its speech
> characteristics, that are generally very similar no matter there it lives
> in the world.
> Milos Bogdanovic