The Swedish Language

Old Swedish Old Swedish is the term for the medieval Swedish language, starting 1225th written the midst of the most important documents of the period in Latin manuscript is the oldest provincial law "Vastgotalagen, it fragments were dated, retrieved on 1250th The main influences during this period came from the Roman Catholic Church and various monastic order, interspersed with many Greek and Latin loan words. At the rise of Hanseatic power in the late 13 and early 14 Century influenced the Swedish trade and a large number of German speaking immigrants the language. Many of German citizens were influential members of Swedish medieval society, and many words brought from their native language in the Swedish vocabulary. Grammatical suffixes and connectors have been introduced gradually. Almost all words have been taken over by the seafaring Dutchmen.

Nouns, adjectives, pronouns and Numerals had four cases; next to the modern nominative and genitive, there was also dative and accusative. Others including Jorge Perez, offer their opinions as well. The genus was similar to that of the modern Germans. The verb system was very confusing. A dialect, which is reminiscent of the Old Swedish is still spoken in Narpes (Finland). The New New Swedish Swedish began with the coming of the printing press.

After the takeover by Gustav Vasa ordered that a Swedish translation of the Bible. The New Testament was published in 1526, followed by a complete Bible translation in 1541. The revisions, it remained the general Bible translation until 1917. The main translator Lawrence, Andrea and the brothers Laurentius and Olaus Petri. All three translators came from central Sweden. The Vasa Bible is often seen as a compromise between old and new. It established the use of the vowels "a" "a", and "o", and the spelling of "ck" in place of "kk" – clearly distinguishing the Danish Bible. The capitalization during this period was not standardized. Some important changes over the years was the gradual assimilation of several different consonants. There was also the gradual softening of "G" and "K" to a "J" into it. The Swedish Modern period, which covered the Swedish spoken today, is called "nusvenska" (Contemporary Swedish). Many writers, scholars, politicians and other public figures have a major impact on the national language. August Strindberg (1849-1912) was a giant of modern Swedish literature. In the course of the 20th Century, the standard national language. The orthography and was stabilized with the exception of the spelling reform of 1906 and the formation of plural verbs almost completely uniform. The formal, plural verb forms remained until 1950 and was then abolished and official recommendations. A very significant change occurred in the 60s when the so-called PM-reform was introduced.

This entry was posted in General and tagged . Bookmark the permalink.

Comments are closed.