LIA Norwegian – Corpus of historical dialect recordings

LIA Norwegian is a speech corpus with old recordings (1939 - 1996) from four Norwegian universities: NTNU, UoB, UoO and UoT. The recordings are mainly made for dialect and onomastic research and the topics of the interviews and conversations are typically about old trades such as agriculture, fisheries, logging and life at the summer farm. Other topics are weaving, knitting, baking or dialects. The recordings are semi-formal or informal and often take place in an informant’s home. The first version of the corpus have 3.5 million tokens and 1374 speakers from 222 places in Norway. The corpus is morphologically tagged with a statistical speech tagger for Nynorsk.

LIA Norwegian is a speech corpus with old recordings (1939 - 1996) from four Norwegian universities: NTNU, UoB, UoO and UoT. The recordings are mainly made for dialect and onomastic research and the topics of the interviews and conversations are typically about old trades such as agriculture, fisheries, logging and life at the summer farm. Other topics are weaving, knitting, baking or dialects. The recordings are semi-formal or informal and often take place in an informant’s home.
The first version of the corpus have 3.5 million tokens and 1374 speakers from 222 places in Norway.
The corpus is morphologically tagged with a statistical speech tagger for Nynorsk.

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