Definitions

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  • proper n. Short of Tornedalen Finnish, which in itself is an alternative term for Meänkieli, a variant of Finnish spoken on both banks of the river Torne.

Etymologies

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From the Swedish name Tornedalen of the Torne Valley, a geographic region shared by Sweden and Finland.

Examples

  • Per Klingbjer and Anders Moberg:A composite monthly temperature record from Tornedalen in northern Sweden, 1802-2002, Int.

    The Euro Hockey Team and Yamal « Climate Audit

  • Finally, if someone is interested in comparing these northern Scandinavian (Lapland) reconstructions, there exists a long term instrumental record from Tornedalen (~ 66N 24E):

    The Euro Hockey Team and Yamal « Climate Audit

  • People may have lived in the northern region of Tornedalen as far back as 11,000 years ago, said researcher Olof Ostlund, speaking to the Norrlandska Socialdemokraten newspaper.

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  • Languages: Swedish; recognized minority languages: Sami (Lapp), Finnish, Meänkieli (Tornedalen Finnish), Yiddish, Romani Chib

    RSS — Articles on Sweden.se

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