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  • Journal of the International Phonetic Association, Volume 36, Issue 1
  • June 2006, pp. 117-124

The dialect of Hasselt

  • Jörg Peters (a1)
  • DOI: http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S0025100306002428
  • Published online: 18 May 2006
Abstract

Hasselt is the capital of the Belgian province of Limburg, with a population of some 68,000. The town is situated in the northern part of Belgium, about 35 km west of the national border between Belgium and the Netherlands, and 20 km north of the Dutch-French language border, which separates Belgium into a northern part (Flanders) and a southern part (Wallonia). The dialect of Hasselt belongs to the West-Limburgian dialect group (Goossens 1965). The number of dialect speakers is steadily diminishing, and the remaining ones are all bilingual with Standard Belgian Dutch (cf. Verhoeven 2005). An early comprehensive description of this dialect is given by Grootaers & Grauls (1930). The only available dictionary is Staelens (1989).

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