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Typology New 769 words Viconian
Registered by greatnand on 17 December 2020
Language type A posteriori
Place & SpeakersViconian is spoken by a population of around 6,512,000 in United Kingdom.
About Viconian Viconian is a North Germanic language spoken in the United Kingdom descending from the Old East Norse dialects spoken in the British Isles by the Norse and Danish settlers.
Language family relationships
[view] kembernoreinn (Cumbria Viconian)Cumbria Viconian is the dialect spoken in Cumbria, as well as parts of Northumberland, Durham, North Yorkshire and Lancashire, being characteristic of areas such as Richmondshire, Stanhope and Lancaster.
[view] escernorein (Eastern Viconian)Eastern Viconian is the variety spoken in Norfolk, as well as parts of Cambridgeshire. It is distinct from more Northern varieties in that it is more influenced by Old Danish and shared some vocabulary with Danish that isn't found in other Nordic languages.
[view] medlåndernorein (Lincolnshire Viconian)Linconlshire Viconian is the dialect spoken in Lincolnshire, also known as Midlands Viconian, as it is spoken in Northern Cambridgeshire. It is similar to East Riding varieties of Yorkshire Viconian and is sometimes classified as that.
[view] northescerlegernorein (North Eastern Viconian)North Eastern Viconian is the dialect spoken mostly in Tyne & Wear and Durham, as well as border regions in North Yorkshire. The urban dialects of Sunderland, Middlesbrough and Stockton-on-Tees are characteristic subdialects of this dialect.
[view] northlankascernorein (Northern Lancashire Viconian)Northern Lancashire is the variety spoken in Northern parts of Lancashire centred around Blackpool and might more so be closer to the Western coast of Lancashire. It is closer to the Cumbria varieties of Viconian rather than other Lancashire varieties.
[view] northymbernorein (Northumbrian Viconian)This is the dialect spoken mostly in Northumbria as well as in parts of Durham and Tyne & Wear, although these counties have more region specific dialect. It is the generalised dialect of the North East.
[view] suthlankascernorein (Southern Lancashire Viconian)Southern Lancashire Viconian is the second variety spoken in Lancaster, centred around Preston and the Ribble Valley, as well as stretching out to West Lancashire and historically areas such as Greater Manchester.
[view] jorekscernorein (Yorkshire Viconian)Yorkshire Viconian is a very wide-encompassing dialect spoken in North Yorkshire and the East Riding and is very diverse, as varieties of North Yorkshire Viconian are distinct from varieties spoken in Hull for example.
Below is the orthography for Viconian. This includes all graphemes as defined in the language's phonology settings - excluding the non-distinct graphemes/polygraphs.
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