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Swedish orthography

Index Swedish orthography

Swedish orthography is the set of rules and conventions used for writing Swedish. [1]

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Age of Liberty

In Swedish and Finnish history, the Age of Liberty (Age of Freedom) (Frihetstiden) is a half-century-long period of parliamentary governance and increasing civil rights, beginning with Charles XII's death in 1718 and ending with Gustav III's self-coup in 1772.

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Artur Hazelius

Artur Immanuel Hazelius (30 November 1833 – 27 May 1901), Swedish teacher, scholar and folklorist, founder of the Nordic Museum and the open-air museum Skansen in Stockholm.

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Assimilation (phonology)

In phonology, assimilation is a common phonological process by which one sound becomes more like a nearby sound.

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Bridget of Sweden

Bridget of Sweden (1303 – 23 July 1373); born as Birgitta Birgersdotter, also Birgitta of Vadstena, or Saint Birgitta (heliga Birgitta), was a mystic and saint, and founder of the Bridgettines nuns and monks after the death of her husband of twenty years.

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The Order of the Most Holy Savior, abbreviated as O.Ss.S., and informally known as the Brigittine or Bridgettine Order is a monastic religious order of Augustinian nuns, Religious Sisters, and monks founded by Saint Bridget of Sweden (Birgitta) in 1344, and approved by Pope Urban V in 1370.

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Carl Gustaf af Leopold

Carl Gustaf af Leopold (26 February 1756, Stockholm – 9 November 1829, Stockholm) was a Swedish poet.

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Charles XII Bible

The Charles XII Bible (Karl XII:s bibel) was a Bible translation into Swedish, instigated by King Charles XI in 1686 to produce an updated and modernised version of the old translation from 1541, which was known as the Gustav Vasa Bible.

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Digraph (orthography)

A digraph or digram (from the δίς dís, "double" and γράφω gráphō, "to write") is a pair of characters used in the orthography of a language to write either a single phoneme (distinct sound), or a sequence of phonemes that does not correspond to the normal values of the two characters combined.

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Education minister

An education minister (sometimes minister of education) is a position in the governments of some countries responsible for dealing with educational matters.

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Esaias Tegnér Jr.

Esaias (Henrik Wilhelm) Tegnér Jr. (13 January 1843, Källstorp, Malmöhus County – 21 November 1928, Lund) was a Swedish linguist.

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Fraktur is a calligraphic hand of the Latin alphabet and any of several blackletter typefaces derived from this hand.

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Fridtjuv Berg

Johan Fridtjuv Berg (20 March 1851 - 29 February 1916) was a Swedish libertarian, school teacher and book author.

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In linguistics, a grapheme is the smallest unit of a writing system of any given language.

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Gustav Vasa Bible

The Gustav Vasa Bible (Gustav Vasas bibel) is the common name of the Swedish Bible translation published in 1540-41.

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In grammar, inflection or inflexion – sometimes called accidence – is the modification of a word to express different grammatical categories such as tense, case, voice, aspect, person, number, gender, and mood.

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Jesper Swedberg

Jesper Swedberg (28 August 1653 (O.S)–26 July 1735 (N.S)) was a bishop of Skara, Sweden.

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Johan Ihre

Johan Ihre (3 March 1707 – 1 December 1780) was a Swedish philologist and historical linguist.

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Medieval Scandinavian law

Medieval Scandinavian law, a subset of Germanic law, was originally memorized by lawspeakers, but after the end of the Viking Age they were committed to writing, mostly by Christian monks after the Christianization of Scandinavia.

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A morpheme is the smallest grammatical unit in a language.

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Morphology (linguistics)

In linguistics, morphology is the study of words, how they are formed, and their relationship to other words in the same language.

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Olof von Dalin

Olof von Dalin (29 August 1708 – 12 August 1763) was a Swedish nobleman, poet, historian and courtier.

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Open-mid front unrounded vowel

The open-mid front unrounded vowel, or low-mid front unrounded vowel, is a type of vowel sound used in some spoken languages.

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An orthography is a set of conventions for writing a language.

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A phoneme is one of the units of sound (or gesture in the case of sign languages, see chereme) that distinguish one word from another in a particular language.

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Phonology is a branch of linguistics concerned with the systematic organization of sounds in languages.

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The Reformation (or, more fully, the Protestant Reformation; also, the European Reformation) was a schism in Western Christianity initiated by Martin Luther and continued by Huldrych Zwingli, John Calvin and other Protestant Reformers in 16th century Europe.

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In Swedish phonology, the sj-sound (sj-ljudet) is a voiceless fricative phoneme found in most dialects.

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Spelling pronunciation

A spelling pronunciation is the pronunciation of a word according to its spelling, at odds with a standard or traditional pronunciation.

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Studentlitteratur is an academic publishing company based in Sweden and publishing mostly in Swedish.

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Svenska Akademiens ordlista

Svenska Akademiens ordlista, abbreviated SAOL, is a glossary published every few years by the Swedish Academy.

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Swedish Academy

The Swedish Academy (Svenska Akademien), founded in 1786 by King Gustav III, is one of the Royal Academies of Sweden.

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Swedish alphabet

The Swedish alphabet is the writing system used for the Swedish language.

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Swedish language

Swedish is a North Germanic language spoken natively by 9.6 million people, predominantly in Sweden (as the sole official language), and in parts of Finland, where it has equal legal standing with Finnish.

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Then Swänska Argus

Then Swänska Argus (modern Swedish: Den Svenska Argus,, "The Swedish Argus") was an 18th-century periodical written entirely by Olof von Dalin, an influential Swedish poet.

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Thorn (letter)

Thorn or þorn (Þ, þ) is a letter in the Old English, Gothic, Old Norse and modern Icelandic alphabets, as well as some dialects of Middle English.

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Vadstena Abbey

The Abbey of Our Lady and of St.

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Västgötalagen or the Westrogothic law is the oldest Swedish text written in Latin script and the oldest of all Swedish provincial laws.

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Voiceless alveolo-palatal fricative

The voiceless alveolo-palatal sibilant fricative is a type of consonantal sound, used in some oral languages.

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Written language

A written language is the representation of a spoken or gestural language by means of a writing system.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Swedish_orthography

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