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Lancashier ppt sara


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Lancashier ppt sara

  1. 1. Lancashier Dialect Sara Albornoz Gallegos Paradigmas Linguisticos
  2. 2. Lancashier Dialect <ul><li>Also known as “ Lanky ” Dialect refers to the vernacular speech in Lancashire </li></ul><ul><li>Within historic Lancashire are dialects belonging to two groups of English dialects: West Midland in the south and Northern in the north </li></ul>
  3. 3. Lancashier Dialect <ul><li>Lacashire borned during the Industrial Revolution </li></ul><ul><li>  Lancashire dialect is now much less common than it once was, but it is not yet extinct </li></ul>
  4. 4. Lancashier Dialect <ul><li>Grammatical and phonological features </li></ul><ul><li>Definite article reduction:  The  is shortened to  t  or glottalled </li></ul><ul><li>In some words with RP /oʊ /, a sound more like [ɔɪ] may be used, for example, &quot;hole&quot; is pronounced [hɔɪl] &quot;hoil&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>In areas that border Yorkshire, it is more likely for  there, where, swear , etc. to be pronounced with /ɪə/, to rhyme with &quot;here&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Words that end -ight often change so that they end /iː /. For example  light, night, right, sight  become  leet, neet, reet, seet </li></ul><ul><li>The word  self  is reduced to  sen  or  sel , depending on the part of Lancashire. </li></ul>
  5. 5. Lancashier Dialect <ul><li>The third person feminine ( she ) appears to be rendered as &quot;'er&quot; ( her ) but is in fact an Old English relic which dialect poets of the 19th century </li></ul><ul><li>In the past &quot;open&quot; would have become &quot;oppen&quot;, &quot;spoken&quot; becomes &quot;spokken&quot;, &quot;broken&quot; becomes &quot;brokken&quot;, etc but these are now uncommon amongst younger generations. They are still fairly common in West Yorkshire. </li></ul><ul><li>Traditionally, a /t/ was replaced with an /r /; for example, &quot;I'm gerring berrer&quot;, &quot;a lorra laughs&quot;. Amongst the younger generation, it is much more common to replace /t/ with a glottal stop [ʔ]. </li></ul><ul><li>Rather than a mixed use of  was  and  were   such as occurs in Standard English, Lancashire dialects tend to use only one of the words and employ it in all cases . The west coast of Lancashire always uses  was , the rest of the county always using  were . </li></ul><ul><li>Use of a   z  sound for an  s   as in  bus  pronounced  buzz   </li></ul>
  6. 6. Lancashier Dialect [uːər] /ʊə/ as in 'cure' [ʏː] (South) or [uː] (North) /uː/ as in 'boo' [ʊ] /ʌ/ as in 'bud' [oː] /əʊ/ as in 'boat' [ɑː] (South), [aɪ] (North) /aɪ/ as in 'bide' [ɛr] /eə/ as in 'bear' [eː] /eɪ/ as in 'bay' [ʌʏ], [aː] or /aʊ/ /aʊ/ as in 'house' [aːr] /ɑː/ as in 'bard' [a] /æ/ as in 'bad' Lancashire RP English
  7. 7. Lancashier Dialect <ul><li>Lancashire Culture </li></ul><ul><li>Films from the early part of the 20th century often contain Lancashire dialect: the film-makers George Formby, Gracie Fields and Frank Randle are notable examples </li></ul><ul><li>Related to music the band the Lancashire Hotpots originate from St Helens, and popularise dialect in their humorous songs. The folk song &quot;Poverty Knock&quot; is written to the tune of a Lancashire accent. </li></ul>