User talk:Lundgren8

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Again, welcome! The uſer hight Bogorm converſation 06:59, 27 April 2010 (UTC)

Talk:huggle[edit]

I've replied you there. --Nemo 23:05, 12 August 2010 (UTC)

!Xóõ[edit]

Hey! Thank you for the kind words, and you're very much welcome! !Xóõ is indeed a whimsical language and I had a good bit of fun putting up a lot of the information from the !Xóõ grammar book here. Unfortunately I was only ever able to get not even 20% of the book on Wiktionary as I just don't have the time anymore, so the book is sitting on the shelf gathering dust. Alas.

Anyway, I strongly encourage you to translate some of the !Xóõ articles into Swedish or any of your other languages, if you feel like it. The joy of !Xóõ should be shared with all, hehe. God jul! :) Öljylautta 14:58, 25 December 2010 (UTC)

That’s a pity, it’s still a strong effort. If you have time, it would be fun if you could do more. I also found some introduction to grammar somewhere on Wiktionary. Did you write that as well? Are all of your entries from a reliable source? In that case I can certainly import them into sv.wikt if I have time. :) Lundgren8 21:56, 25 December 2010 (UTC)
Yes, I did write that, as well as almost everything else on !Xóõ on wiktionary. The source is the !Xóõ Grammar by Anthony Traill, who spoke !Xóõ fluently, so the source is indeed reliable. I'd love to see some of the entries being imported! That'd be so wonderful. :) Öljylautta 02:38, 26 December 2010 (UTC)

Old Swedish spelling[edit]

I've been wondering, do you think we should use th and dh in Old Swedish words, or should we use þ instead? —CodeCat 22:28, 7 February 2011 (UTC)

On Swedish wiktionary, I’ve been using þ. It’s hard to know since maybe some expressions are younger and if you use þ there you’re being anachronistic, but I still prefer the older spelling using þ. You could say the same thing concerning æø/äö really. And þ/ð in Old English. Lundgren8 23:26, 7 February 2011 (UTC)
That's true, but in the case of th and dh there is a distinction in the sounds that þ doesn't make. So I wonder if that distinction is important enough. —CodeCat 23:58, 7 February 2011 (UTC)
Hm, it’s a tough question. Well, like Icelandic, [ð] cannot be initially and [þ] are mostly at the beginning of syllables, but to most people, this is probably not an obvious thing. So the distinction probably relevant. On the other hand, English has only one digraph to show both sounds (th). But I think a distinction is a good thing. I stick to þ when I write Old Swedish because my book on Old Swedish grammar uses þ, and if you use æø, I think it’s good using þ too since all of these are replaced in younger Old Swedish. Lundgren8 00:22, 8 February 2011 (UTC)