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Presentation of the Duišan and Kven language

Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Sébastien Thomine just completed a master in Indigenous Studies at the university of Tromsø in Northern Norway. Currently enrolled in a second year bachelor in Kven, a minority language from Northern Norway, he is also a PhD applicant in the field of cultural representation in education and has a great interest in the revitalization of endangered languages.

Abstract

This paper is a revised version of the final exam of the course Constructed Language of the University of Tromsø. It compares the particularities of the constructed language Duišan with the particularities of Kven, a minority language derived from Finnish and spoken by less than 2,000 individuals in Northern Norway.

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