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Dialect Levelling in Limburg
Language: en
Pages: 430
Authors: Frans Hinskens
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2015-02-06 - Publisher: Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG

This volume presents a study of the phenomenon of dialect levelling, the process of the reduction of structural variation. The investigation focuses on an originally rural Limburg dialect of Dutch. The approach is basically quantitatively sociolinguistic, although methods and insights from historical linguistics, dialectology as well as (linear and non-linear)
Levelling and diffusion in the Cumbrian city dialect of Carlisle
Language: en
Pages: 148
Authors: Sandra Jansen
Categories: Literary Criticism
Type: BOOK - Published: 2018-05-14 - Publisher: Narr Francke Attempto Verlag

This book presents a synchronic investigation of variation and change processes in Carlisle English, a variety spoken in the far north-west of England. The dataset is based on sociolinguistic interviews and the variation in the variables Goose, Goat and Foot, (T), (R) and (TH) is analysed quantitatively in order to
Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology
Language: en
Pages: 412
Authors: Daniel Long, Dennis R. Preston
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2002-12-20 - Publisher: John Benjamins Publishing

The Handbook of Perceptual Dialectology, Volume 2, expands on the coverage of both regions and methodologies in the investigation of nonlinguists' perceptions of language variety. New areas studied include Canada (anglophone and francophone), Cuba, Hungary, Italy, Korea, and Mali, and most prominent among the new approaches are studies of the
The Handbook of Language Variation and Change
Language: en
Pages: 616
Authors: J. K. Chambers, Natalie Schilling
Categories: Language Arts & Disciplines
Type: BOOK - Published: 2013-06-17 - Publisher: John Wiley & Sons

Reflecting a multitude of developments in the study of language change and variation over the last ten years, this extensively updated second edition features a number of new chapters and remains the authoritative reference volume on a core research area in linguistics. A fully revised and expanded edition of this
Sprachen und Sprechen im städtischen Raum
Language: de
Pages: 249
Authors: Thomas Krefeld, Wolfgang Mager, Sebastian Postlep
Categories: Foreign Language Study
Type: BOOK - Published: 2008 - Publisher: Peter Lang

Städte bieten hochkomplexe sprachliche Räume. Gerade die charakteristischen Faktoren städtischer Alltagskommunikation, nämlich die Masse der interagierenden Sprecher, ihre soziale Differenz, ihre sprachlich-ethnische Heterogenität und ihre Mobilität sind in hohem Maße ortsspezifisch, unter Umständen stadtviertel- oder sogar straßenabhängig. Raumbasierte Stadtsprachenforschung erzwingt die Überwindung der überkommenen Opposition von «ländlicher» Dialektologie und «städtischer»