German dialects
German dialect is dominated by the geographical spread of the High German consonant shift, and the dialect continuum that connects the German with the Dutch language.
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Mar 11, 2013 ... You want to learn German? Then take a look at and listen to a variety of German dialects! German is a very diverse language with many ...
Low German
Low German or Low Saxon (Plattdüütsch, Nedderdüütsch, Platduuts, Nedderduuts; Standard German: Plattdeutsch or Niederdeutsch; Dutch: Nederduits in the wider sense, see Nomenclature below) is an Ingva...
Low German - Wikipedia
High German
The High German languages or High German dialects (German: Hochdeutsche Dialekte) comprise the varieties of German spoken south of the Benrath and Uerdingen isoglosses in central and southern Germ...
High German - Wikipedia
Brazilian German
The mutually comprehensible German-based dialects spoken by German Brazilians together form a significant minority language in Brazil. They are particularly strong in the country's South and Southeast...
Brazilian German - Wikipedia
Central German
Central German (Mitteldeutsch) is a group of High German dialects spoken from the Rhineland in the west to the former eastern territories of Germany.Central German divides into two subgroups, West Cen...
High German languages
The High German languages or High German dialects (German: Hochdeutsche Dialekte) comprise the varieties of German spoken south of the Benrath and Uerdingen isoglosses in central and southern Germ...
High German languages - Wikipedia
Limburgish language
Limburgish, also called Limburgian or Limburgic (Limburgish: Lèmbörgs [ˈlembœrxs] Dutch: Limburgs [ˈlɪmbʏrxs], German: Limburgisch [ˈlɪmbʊʁɡɪʃ], French: Limbourgeois [lɛ̃buʁʒwa]), is a group of East L...
Limburgish language - Wikipedia
Low Franconian languages
Low Franconian, Low Frankish, sometimes equated with Istvaeonic, is a group of several West Germanic languages spoken in the Netherlands, northern Belgium (Flanders), in the northern department of Fra...
Low Franconian languages - Wikipedia
Pennsylvania German language
Pennsylvania German (Deitsch, Pennsylvania Deitsch, Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch, usually called Pennsylvania Dutch) is a variety of West Central German spoken by the Amish and Old Order Mennonites in the ...
Pennsylvania German language - Wikipedia
Plautdietsch language
Plautdietsch, or Mennonite Low German, was originally a Low Prussian variety of East Low German, with Dutch influence, that developed in the 16th and 17th centuries in the Vistula delta area of Royal ...
Low Prussian dialect
Low Prussian (German: Niederpreußisch), sometimes known simply as Prussian (Preußisch), is a dialect of East Low German that developed in East Prussia. Low Prussian was spoken in East and West Pru...
Low Prussian dialect - Wikipedia
Berlin Brandenburgish dialects
Berlin-Brandenburgish is a group of East Central German dialects spoken in the central and southern parts of Brandenburg as well as in Berlin (Berlinerisch dialect). It is not to be confused with the ...
Berlin Brandenburgish dialects - Wikipedia
Hohenlohisch dialect
Hohenlohisch is an East Franconian dialect spoken principally in north-eastern Baden-Württemberg in Germany, and which also overlaps dialects on the Bavarian border. It is spoken in Landkreis Schwäbis...
Hohenlohisch dialect - Wikipedia
Friso-Saxon dialects
Friso-Saxon is a collective name for a certain group of dialects belonging to the West Germanic languages. Although they are a variant of the Low Saxon language as a whole, these dialects have undergo...
Friso-Saxon dialects - Wikipedia
Middle Low German
Middle Low German or Middle Saxon (ISO 639-3 code gml) is a language that is the descendant of Old Saxon and the ancestor of modern Low German. It served as the international lingua franca of the Hans...
Bergish dialects
Bergish is a term used for the collection of local languages of the Bergisches Land Region East of the Rhine in West Germany. It is more a popular term, rather than one of linguistic relevance. The re...
Upper Saxon German
Upper Saxon (German: Obersächsisch) is an East Central German dialect spoken in much of the modern German State of Saxony and in the adjacent parts of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. Though colloquia...
Upper Saxon German - Wikipedia
Zürich German
Zurich German (German: Zürichdeutsch, Zurich German: Züritüütsch) is the High Alemannic dialect spoken in the Canton of Zurich, Switzerland.It is divided in six sub-dialects, covering the entire Canto...
Zürich German - Wikipedia
Berlinerisch dialect
Berlinerisch or Berlinisch is a dialect of Berlin Brandenburgish German spoken in Berlin and the surrounding metropolitan area. It originates from a Mark Brandenburgish variant. However, several phras...
Berlinerisch dialect - Wikipedia
Swiss German
Swiss German (German: Schweizerdeutsch, Alemannic German: Schwyzerdütsch, Schwiizertüütsch, Schwizertitsch) refers to any of the Alemannic dialects spoken in Switzerland and in some Alpine com...
Swiss German - Wikipedia
Texas German
Texas German (German: Texasdeutsch) is a German language dialect spoken by descendants of German immigrants who settled in Texas in the mid-19th century. These "German Texans" founded the towns of...
Hamburgisch dialect
Hamburgisch is a group of Northern Low Saxon varieties spoken in Hamburg, Germany. Occasionally, the term Hamburgisch is also used for Hamburg Missingsch, a variety of standard German with Low Saxon s...
Hiwwe wie Driwwe
Hiwwe wie Driwwe, which means "Over here as over there" (cf. German Hüben wie Drüben), is the title of the only existing Pennsylvania German language newspaper. Since 1997 the publication is distribut...
Hiwwe wie Driwwe - Wikipedia
North Upper Saxon
North Upper Saxon (German: Nordobersächsisch ) is a Central German dialect spoken in Eastern Germany. It borders to Upper Saxon German, Lausitzisch-Neumärkisch, Thuringian dialect and Brandenburg...
Northern Bavarian
Northern Bavarian is a dialect of the Bavarian language, together with Central Bavarian and Southern Bavarian. The language is mostly spoken in the Upper Palatinate, although not in Regensburg, which ...
Northern Bavarian - Wikipedia
East Pomeranian dialect
East Pomeranian (Ostpommersch) is an East Low German dialect that is or used to be spoken in Northern Poland (previously part of Germany until the end of World War II). It is part of the Pommersch (Po...
East Pomeranian dialect - Wikipedia
The Joys of Yiddish
The Joys of Yiddish is a book containing the lexicon of common words and phrases in the Yiddish language, primarily focusing on those words that had become known to speakers of American English due to...
The Joys of Yiddish - Wikipedia