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  1. A transitional change of the Latin script in the Nordic countries was to spell the letter combination "ae" as æ – and sometimes as a' – though it varied between individuals and regions. The combination "aa" similarly became a a, and "oe" became o e. These three were later to evolve into the separate letters ä, å and ö. Modern Swedish

  2. Swedish spelling was long unregulated, but beginning in the later part of the 1700s, efforts increased to regulate spelling. In 1801, the Swedish Academy commissioned Afhandling om Svenska stafsättet , a treatise on Swedish spelling by poet Carl Gustaf af Leopold. The goal of the treatise was to create a more homogeneous spelling system, based ...

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  4. Sound changes developed to some extent with vowel sounds, but it was not until the Late Old Swedish period that grammatical changes occurred. These changes developed because Swedish became influenced by German stylistics and vocabulary, in the Late Old Swedish Period (1375-1526). This was a drastic change both in grammar and syntax.

  5. See why. (November 2020) Swedish is descended from Old Norse. Compared to its progenitor, Swedish grammar is much less characterized by inflection. Modern Swedish has two genders and no longer conjugates verbs based on person or number.

  6. Grammar and spelling came naturally to me, and I can usually see when a sentence looks wrong, or if a word is spelled wrong. I did not need grammar more than for the reasons mentioned above. I grew up in a small Swedish speaking town in Finland, with a very peculiar dialect.

  7. Mar 17, 2009 · Changes in orthographic norms slowed considerably, and Modern English was left with a spelling system from an earlier period of its history: essentially it is a normalized Middle English system. The result is a set of letter-to-sound mismatches greater than those of elsewhere in Europe, even in some respects greater than those of French, whose ...

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