That is because he speaks a cleaner, more "refined" Oslo dialect. But yes, that is Oslo (or maybe Standard Østnorsk, but they are very, very close, except if you speak the "true" Oslo dialect, which sounds much rougher).salieri wrote:This is Jens Stoltenberg speaking the Oslo dialect:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 3zmq31uq60
I find it quite easy to understand.
That is not the Hordaland dialect. That's a Hordaland-person who's been living in Oslo/in Eastern Norway far too long.Hilde Magnusson, Hordaland :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... 2FSRRr76YQ
easy to understand.
...Excuse me? He's wearing a traditional folk garment.hippy dude from Troms
Det er det! Hva synes dere? Hvor vanskelige høres disse dialektene ut for dere?
More than me, anywayAleco wrote:No expert myself, though
But I did see a book on dialects at the campus bookstore the other week ... must ... buy ...
Awesome!This is a nice page on different dialects, too. The speakers of these recordings even tell you if they believe themselves to be representative speakers of their respective dialect.
It's not an uncommon thing in Norway, especially with people from the north. Sámi politicians wear kofte and many other people wear a bunad during such events.salieri wrote:@Remis - Sorry, I had no idea it was a folk garment. Who would expect a politician to wear it ?
salieri wrote:Gry Fuglestveit Bløchlinger, Telemark :
http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=pl ... wOT0A3BJJ8
Able to understand, but need to be a little more focused.
Aleco wrote:Woman: Ke du te mæ før? Tolljkallj! A! Ittj gå fra mæ, Per! Æ kannj ittj lev uten dæ, æ, sjø!
Woman: Hva er det du tar meg for? Tullebukk! A! Ikke gå fra meg, Per! Jeg kan ikke leve uten deg, jeg, se!
Remis wrote:Beware, though: that Oslo dialect is not... Dialectal. It's pure bokmål, or at least not Eastern Oslo (Nordstrand = borough in Eastern Oslo).
(For example, these words would be feminine in Dutch, even though they take a common article [de]).(ei) kone f. ''wife'' (def. kona); (ei) tante f. ''aunt'' (def. tanta); (ei) datter f. ''daughter'' (def. dattera); (ei) mor f. ''mother'' (def. mora); (ei) søster f. ''sister'' (def. søstera); (ei) kusine f. ''female cousin'' (def. kusina); (ei) kvinne f. ''woman'' (def. kvinna); (ei) prinsesse f. ''princess'' (def. prinsessa); (ei) svigerinne f. ''sister-in-law'' (def. svigerinna); (ei) venninne f. ''(female) friend'' (def. venninna), (ei) dronning f. ''queen'' (def. dronninga)...
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