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LISTEN: What does the southern Swedish dialect sound like?

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LISTEN: What does the southern Swedish dialect sound like?
Swedish Eurovision winner Måns Zelmerlöw and footballers Zlatan Ibrahimovic and Henrik Larsson are all from Skåne. Photos: Maja Suslin/TT & AP Photo/Jae C. Hong & Björn Lindgren/TT
11:40 CEST+02:00
Think you've mastered Swedish vowels? Get ready for your next crash course in southern Swedish – skånska or Scanian – famous for its many diphthongs.

The Local asked dialect expert Mathias Strandberg to explain how the accent differs from standard Swedish – and the regional differences within Sweden's southernmost region Skåne. Watch the video below.

READ ALSO: 17 dialect words you'll need to know to survive in Skåne

 

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