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Re: [norse_course] Re: Gutamål

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  • Twm Ffresiar
    If you are referring to Gothic or Gotish, as in the eastern branch of Germanic languages, then I know of a few links. ;) Let me know if this is what you are
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      If you are referring to Gothic or Gotish, as in the
      eastern branch of Germanic languages, then I know of a
      few links. ;)

      Let me know if this is what you are referring to by
      gotisk...which I think you are...looks like the
      Norwegian or Swedish name of it.

      Email me off list and I'll send you a few links. :)

      Tom


      --- Teja Johnson-Lewis <celestialmoon2light@...>
      wrote:
      >
      >
      > xigung <xigung@...> wrote:
      > --- In norse_course@yahoogroups.com, Teja
      > Johnson-Lewis
      > <celestialmoon2light@y...> wrote: something at the
      > bottom^_^!
      > >
      > >
      > > Terje Ellefsen <radiorabia@h...> wrote:
      > >
      > > Does anybody know if there are any pages about
      > gutnisk somewhere?
      > >
      > >
      > >
      > > I don't know. What is gutnisk, anyway? I'll have
      > to look it up.
      > >
      >
      > Here is what I found under
      > http://www.gotland.com/info :
      >
      > � Gutam�l - ett eget spr�k
      > �r det n�got som avsl�jar en gotl�nnings ursprung s�
      > �r det v�l
      > dialekten. Vi �r m�nga som f�tt heta "Gotland" eller
      > "Guten" n�r vi
      > arbetat, gjort lumpen eller studerat p� fastlandet
      > (�vriga Sverige).
      > Skulle du hamna p� ett gotl�ndskt kalas s�
      > gratulerar man med ett
      > fyrfaldigt h�ij, h�ij, h�ij, hurraaaaa. Sen sjunger
      > alla "Summan
      > kummar" och "Vard�sv�isu" och det bara p� gutam�l,
      > gutarnas eget
      > spr�k.
      > Gutam�let kommer fr�n forngutniskan som finns
      > dokumenterad i b�de
      > Gutalagen och Gutasagan, de blev nedskrivna omkring
      > �r 1350.
      > Forngutniskan p�minde om fornsvenska men beh�ll alla
      > sina diftonger
      > som �ven isl�ndska och norska har kvar �n idag.
      > Gutam�let har sedan
      > f�rgats av Hansatiden och dansktiden med m�nga
      > l�neord.
      >
      > F�r en fastl�nning �r det nog alla diftonger som
      > m�rks mest i
      > gutam�let. F�rs�k att uttala �ugl�augo, stain eller
      > raisu (uggle�gon,
      > sten eller resan) utan att vricka tungan. Man talar
      > lite olika
      > gutam�l runt om p� Gotland idag. I Visby pratas en
      > modifierad
      > gotl�ndska med gutam�lets spr�kmelodi men med
      > �ndelser och diftonger
      > n�stan som i rikssvenskan. F�r� i norr har ett eget
      > f�r�m�l som �nnu
      > n�gra kan prata. P� syd�stra Gotland i Lau och N�r
      > och socknarna runt
      > omkring talas det ett gutam�l som har kvar mycket av
      > forngutniskan,
      > det kallas laum�l. Det �r �ns isolerade l�ge som
      > gjort att gutam�let
      > �nnu lever kvar. Men med dagens allt snabbare
      > kommunikationss�tt och
      > r�rligare arbetsmarknad �r det nog idag som de sista
      > generationerna
      > finns som beh�rskar och talar det gamla gutam�let.
      > Dialekten d�remot
      > f�r vi hoppas att alla beh�ller eller att
      > nyinflyttade l�r sig f�r
      > den h�r hemma h�r.
      > Mer om Gutam�l finns att l�sa p� bibliotek eller p�
      > internet.
      > �
      >
      > I also recall, Tore Gannholm having published the
      > Gutasaga
      > on the net. He has written a book about the history
      > of old
      > Gotland. But I couldn't find his web page right now.
      >
      > Best
      > Xigung
      >
      >
      > Yeah, yeah. But what does that all mean? My brain
      > hurts!!!
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