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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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...
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...
Middle High German verbs
Verbs in Middle High German are divided into strong or weak verbs. Strong verbs indicate tense by a change in the quality of a vowel, while weak verbs indicate tense by the addition of an ending.
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Westphalian language
Westphalian or Westfalish (Westfäölsk) is one of the major dialect groups of West Low German. Its most salient feature is its diphthongization (rising diphthongs). For example, speakers say ieten ([ɪɛ...
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...
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...
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...
West Low German
West Low German, also known as Low Saxon (German: Niedersächsisch, Dutch: Nedersaksisch), is a group of dialects spoken in the northwest of Germany and adjacent territories of The Netherlands ...
Mòcheno language
 Mòcheno communities in TrentinoMòcheno is an Upper German variety spoken in three towns of the Mocheni Valley (German: Fersental, Italian: Valle del Fersina, Mòcheno: Bersntol), in Trentino, nor...
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...
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...
Old High German declension
Old High German is an inflected language, and as such its nouns, pronouns, and adjectives must be declined in order to serve a grammatical function. A set of declined forms of the same word pattern is...
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 ...
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...
Lorraine Franconian
Lorraine Franconian (Lorraine Franconian: Plàtt, lottrìnger Plàtt; French: francique lorrain, platt lorrain; German: Lothringisch) is a designation, in practice ambiguous, for dialects of West...