Dalecarlian is a collective name of dialects spoken in Dalarna, Sweden. In the far north, in the originally Norwegian municipalities Särna and Idre, a dialect close to Norwegian is spoken. Dalecarlian is considered a separate language from Swedish.

Dalecarlian languages

There are many variants of Dalecarlian.

Classification of Dalecarlian

Ethnologue classifies Dalecarlian under Swedish: Indo-European, Germanic, North, East Scandinavian, Danish-Swedish, Swedish

Another classification places Dalecarlian between East Scandinavian and West Scandinavian as shown below:

The Dalecarlian verb

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