Swedish, Kalix

Facts

  • Language: Swedish, Kalix
  • Alternate names: Kölismåle
  • Language code:
  • Language family: Indo-European, Germanic, North, East Scandinavian, Danish-Swedish, Swedish
  • Number of speakers: 5,000–10,000
  • Script: Latin script

Introduction

The Kalix Swedish Language is linguistic varietyof Standard Swedish language. It is spoken in the Kalix Municipality along with Sami, Finnish, Meänkieli? and the national standard language Swedish.

The verb

Verbs are conjugated in singular and plural, unlike modern standard Swedish:

But there are irregular verbs which does not differ, e.g. "je liot fåra" (I have to go) / "we liot fåra" (we have to go).