Publication details [#53483]

Grondelaers, Stefan and R. van Hout. 2010. Is Standard Dutch with a regional accent standard or not? Evidence from native speakers' attitudes. Language Variation and Change 22 (2) : 221–239.
Publication type
Article in journal
Publication language
Language as a subject
Place, Publisher
Cambridge University Press


This study confirms that regional accent is embedded in lay conceptualizations of Standard Dutch. There also appears to be a hierarchical link between accent and occupation as perception triggers.