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Talebanken – Database for dialect research

Talebanken (Norwegian dialect database) has been developed for the project Talemål at the Department for Linguistic, Literary and Aesthetic Studies, University of Bergen.

A user manual for Talebanken can be found here: Brukerveiledning (in Norwegian only) and here: Corpuscle documentation.

Academic responsibility: Ragnhild Lie Anderson.

Developer and technical responsibility: Paul Meurer, Bergen CLARINO Centre.

Talebanken contains material from the following municipalities:

  1. Midsund, Molde, Vanylven, Årdal, Øygarden, Bergen, Odda, Sauda, Stavanger, Hå

The Faroese dialect database Føroyskur talumálsbanki, which is also hosted here, is being developed at Fróðskaparsetur Føroya, Torshavn.

Researchers can get access to Talebanken by agreement with the project leader (ragnhild.anderson AT

Corpus Language(s) Size
(words &
Updated Description License
Føroyskur talumálsbanki Faroese (fao) 289 956 2018-09-10 Transcribed and annotated dialect recordings

Design & implementation: Paul Meurer, Universitetet i Bergen, CLARINO Centre, 2018