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BP Jonsson wrote:
>At 11:02 2001-10-15 +0200, daniel andreasson wrote:
>>Andreas:
>>
>> > Well, you don't need to "hit" something to "slå" it! _Rekordet är
>>20m - om
>> > du slår't [slo:rt`] vinner du ett pris._ Or you might want to _slå
>>sönder
>> > ett glas_ or something. Tho' is hardly a very common thing to say for
>>me
>> > either.
>>
>>Do you say _slå sönder't_? I have _re_ in all cases.
>>
>> > BTW, what'd you say about an expression like _seru't inte?_ ["se:r8t
>>int@]
>> > "Don't you see it?"? I say things like that quite frequently.
>>
>>I say something like ["se:r8'r@nt@] or ["se:r8'rn=t@]
>>
>>||| daniel
>
>Me, speaking a west-coast dialect elide the /r/ instead, so you get
>["se:d8dInt@], with a rounded [@] at that.
>
>I think that the _'t_ and _'n_ contractions are dying out, or already have
>died out, among younger people except for those few that still speak more
>traditional dialect.  They were a common spoken-language marker in
>literature until about 50 years ago but sound old-fashioned today.

Hm, this 19-year-old who certainly don't speak tradinitional dialect use
them quite reg'larly. Tho' they could of course be a regionalism in
otherwise "Standard" speech.

                                                             Andreas

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