How Well Can Norwegians Identify Their Dialects?

  title={How Well Can Norwegians Identify Their Dialects?},
  author={Charlotte Gooskens}
The aim of the present study is twofold. First, it addresses the question of how well Norwegians are able to identify Norwegian dialects. Second, it investigates the role which intonation plays in the identification of Norwegian dialects. In a number of listening experiments, 15 groups of young Norwegians from different parts of Norway were asked to identify 15 different dialects. The dialects were presented in the original form as well as in a version that was manipulated by computer in such a… CONTINUE READING