Registration request for Elfdalian
budelberger.richard at wanadoo.fr
Mon Nov 17 13:39:37 CET 2014
> Message du 17/11/14 13:24
> De : Mats Blakstad
> A :
> Objet : Re: Registration request for Elfdalian
>>2014-11-17 11:24 GMT+01:00 Michael Everson :
>>> On 16 Nov 2014, at 23:15, Doug Ewell wrote:
>>> It appears that Mats Blakstad has done the appropriate research on this topic.
>>> I hope his request gets the feedback that he has requested from subject matter experts,
>>> and if the bottom line is that no ISO 639 code element for Elfdalian will be forthcoming, I hope the request is approved.
>> The neologism “Elfdalian” threw me; it’s new and I knew of the language a long time ago. In any case, why “alvda” and why not “alvdal”?
> Is “Elfdalian”is a new name? I think it is simply the name normally used in English. What else do you think is normally used?
> We could also go for "alvdal", yes it sounds better as it correspond to the name of the language and the place it is spoken.
In French – the Universal Language –, it has a nice name : « dalécarlien », derived from its land, « Dalécarlie » (see http://fr.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dalécarlien). Used since some years :
http://books.google.fr/books?id=gx5xwrVvO8oC&pg=PT209, col. 2, « 1.c » and « 2.a.γ ».
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