Tag: elfdalian

Magical fairytale forest. Coniferous forest covered of green moss. Mystic atmosphere.

Call for Sweden to Recognize Elfdalian

A Swedish parliamentary representative is calling for action to preserve an extremely vulnerable language spoken in Sweden’s forested countryside: Elfdalian (älvdalska in Swedish and övdalsk in the language itself). Currently, the Swedish government only...

Elfdalian Language Helps Norse Historians

All of the Nordic languages; Icelandic, Faroese, Swedish, Danish and Norwegian are descended from Old Norse, the language of the Vikings. These languages have all evolved in different ways over the past 1000 years,...
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