Meldal Dialect
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Meldal Dialect

Meldal dialect or Meldal Norwegian is a dialect of Norwegian used in Meldal. It is a variety of Trøndersk.



  • /i:/ is realized in a very original manner. It is a syllabic, palatalized frictionless dental approximant [ð:]. This is realization is also found in some dialects of Swedish.[1][2]
  • Old Norse diphthongs ⟨ei⟩ and ⟨øy⟩ are realized as long monophthongs and . This is the case in a large part of Sør-Trøndelag in general.[2]


  1. ^ Vanvik (1979), p. 14.
  2. ^ a b "dialekter i Sør-Trøndelag - Store norske leksikon". Retrieved 2015.


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