Variant subtag proposal: Høgnorsk variety of Norwegian

Thorgeir Holm thorgeirholm at
Sat Jan 2 02:08:22 CET 2010

<hermer John Cowan frå 02.01.2010 01:27>

> and as speaking a different language from Danes or Swedes.
> (A Swedish net.friend of mine from central Sweden says he understands
> his neighbors across the border better than he does Swedes from other
> parts of his country; it's hardly surprising that many isoglosses should
> run east and west on the Norway-Sweden peninsula.)

This would be our friends in Jamtland, whose dialect is considered as 
Norwegian even by Swedish linguists. What would be the recommended 
prefix in this case? ;-)

>> It is vital that 'no-hognorsk' be valid, the practical circumstances in 
>> Norwegian language tagging being as chaotic as they are. 
> In no case will "no-hognorsk" be invalid. 

That's what I wanted to hear.

Okay, Leif, I think we exhausted this: 'nn-hognorsk' *is* preferrable, 
and other uses lie beyond the scope of the registry.


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