Den normative ortografi og udtalen. Skitse til en typologi

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    Abstract

    ABSTRACT. The paper deals with the relations between Danish pronunciation
    and the so-called ‘normative orthography’, i.e. the official
    Danish writing rules as laid down by the authorities in orthographic
    directives since 1889. The specific aim of the paper is to suggest a model
    for defining and describing the different kinds of normative orthography
    and their mutual relations. The criteria used for placing the orthographic
    rules in the model are (a) whether the rule is dependent on pronunciation or
    not, and (b) whether the resulting orthography (i.e. the prescribed letters)
    are linguistic signs (inflectional endings, morphemes) or non-signs. The
    model thus consists of four types of normative orthography, i.e.
    autonomous expression orthography (Danish: autonom udtryksortografi),
    autonomous content orthography (Danish: autonom indholdsortografi),
    mirrored expression orthography (Danish: spejlet udtryksortografi) and
    mirrored content orthography (Danish: spejlet indholdsortografi). Among
    these, mirrored expression orthography constitutes the core domain,
    followed by mirrored content orthography, which has been a growing
    domain after the 1889-directives, and autonomous content orthography,
    which is a potentially growing domain
    Original languageDanish
    JournalFolia Scandinavica Posnaniensia
    Volume20
    Pages (from-to)41-49
    ISSN1230-4786
    DOIs
    Publication statusPublished - Nov 2016

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