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Lexical characteristics of the Estonian North Eastern coast dialect

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Published by AUU in Uppsala .
Written in English


  • Estonian language -- Dialects -- Lexicology.,
  • Estonian language -- Foreign words and phrases.

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Edition Notes

StatementTiina Söderman.
SeriesActa Universitatis Upsaliensis., 24
LC ClassificationsPH627 .S63 1996
The Physical Object
Pagination184 p. :
Number of Pages184
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL631820M
ISBN 109155436951
LC Control Number96233401

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The Northeastern coastal dialect (Estonian: kirderannikumurre) is a dialect (or dialect group) of the Estonian coastal dialects of the Estonian language were spoken on the coastal strip of Estonia from Tallinn to river Narva. It has very few speakers left nowadays. Treating the Northeastern coastal dialect as a single unit dates back to Arnold Kask's classification of Estonian. The characteristics of the dialect group are mostly shared with the Northern group of the Finnic languages. There are remnants of vowel harmony (räbälä 'rag' (genitive case), cf. Standard Estonian räbala) There is no palatalization Short plosives are stronger than in other dialects of Estonian (mägi, cf. Finnish mäki). The North-Eastern Coastal Estonian dialect group includes the northern coastal and north-eastern dialects. The northern coastal dialect is spoken on the northern coast of Estonia to the east of Tallinn, and it is close to the Finnish dialects. The north-eastern dialect that is spoken in the area between Lake Peipsi and the Gulf of Finland shares some common features with Votic. The North Estonian . The earliest extant samples of connected (north) Estonian are the so-called Kullamaa prayers dating from and In the first book published in the Estonian language was printed. The book was a Lutheran manuscript, which never reached the reader and .

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