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Languages: Orsamål

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Orsamål is Dalecarlian dialect spoken in Orsa municipality in Upper Dalarna, Sweden.

Since Sweden's Radio Ltd started its nation-wide broadcasts in 1940's the use of Orsamål has declined. Nowadays most people can't speak or understand it. Also many people that talk Orsamål make grammatical mistakes and mix it with Swedish loanwords.

Dalecarlian languages

[Edit] There are many variants of Dalecarlian.

The Orsamål verb

Sample verb: tålå

tålå (English: to talk, to speak)

Person Present Imperfect Imperative
Sg.1 tälär täläd -
Sg.2 tälä!
Sg.3 -
Pl.1 tålum tälädum -
Pl.2 tålä ? tale!
Pl.3 tålå täläd -
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