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Title: Wahrnehmungsdialektologie
Subtitle: Das Obersächsische im Alltagsverständnis von Laien
Written By: Christina Ada Anders
URL: http://www.degruyter.de/cont/fb/sk/detailEn.cfm?id=IS-9783110221336-1
Series Title: Linguistik - Impulse & Tendenzen 36
Description:

How do ordinary people perceive regional modes of speech? This question is
often posed at present within German dialectology, without however having
produced a satisfactory answer. As part of an empirical pilot study in
Saxony, Saxon-Anhalt, Thuringia and South Brandenburg, the present
investigation uses the example of Upper Saxon to examine how the structures
of everyday language-related knowledge can be observed and described, to
look at the parameters within which this knowledge is organised and to
determine the role played by extra-linguistic factors in the perception of
dialects.

Publication Year: 2010
Publisher: De Gruyter Mouton
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Linguistic Field(s): Linguistic Theories
Sociolinguistics
Subject Language(s): German
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Format: Electronic
ISBN-13: 9783110221343
Pages: 466
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95
 
Format: Hardback
ISBN-13: 9783110221336
Pages: 466
Prices: Europe EURO 119.95