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Gôteborgska-Gothenburgian dialect Posted by on Mar 20, 2017

Almost each city has a different dialect in Sweden. The Gothenburgian dialect (göteborgska) is part of the Western-Swedish dialects. There is approximately 600 000 people who speak this dialect both in Gothenburg and in the surrounding areas. The emphasis in this western dialect goes always up just like in Norwegian. The common perception is that…

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Finland Swedish – Finlandssvenska Posted by on Sep 9, 2008

I’m sorry this post is a bit late. But I have a good excuse. I’ve been away. I went to Finland! Oh yes, I can just feel your excitement in the air like static electricity. But wait a second now! There is a reason why I am writing about Finland here. You see, they also…

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A Little Bit About Skåne Posted by on Jul 8, 2008

I promised you that we would talk about Skåne today. And depending on how we do, we may have to spread it over several posts. Why? There’s much to talk about! Skåne is a very odd part of Sweden. And some may argue that it’s not even Sweden at all. Well, once upon a time…

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