Mutual intelligibility

of closely related languages




Research projects

Ongoing projects


Internet experiment on word understanding

In this research project we assess how well secondary school pupils with various Germanic mother tongues understand spoken and written words in Germanic languages that they are not familiar with. The tests are carried out via the Internet. Have a look at this experiment yourself at:


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Have a look at our project publications page to see some of the results from this ongoing project.

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Last update: 19.10.2010

Finished projects