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ERIC Number: EJ629566
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2000
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ISSN: ISSN-1466-4208
Defining an Ecological Niche: The Use of "Dialect" or "Language."
Winsa, Birger
Current Issues in Language Planning, v1 n3 p431-34 2000
Highlights the recognition of Meankieli, a former Finnish dialect, in the Torne Valley region of Sweden. The recognition of Meankieli as a language rather than a dialect in Swedish minority language legislation is an important language-planning decision with the potential to affect the whole linguistic ecology of the Torne Valley. (Author/VWL)
Publication Type: Information Analyses; Journal Articles
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: Sweden