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Austrian German

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Austrian German
Standard Austrian German
Austrian High German
Österreichisches Standarddeutsch, Österreichisches Hochdeutsch
Pronunciation[ˈøːstɐraɪ̯çɪʃəs ˈʃtandartdɔʏ̯tʃ] (or [-ˈstan-])
[ˈøːstɐraɪ̯çɪʃəs ˈhoːxdɔʏ̯tʃ]
RegionAustria, South Tyrol
Official status
Official language in
Language codes
ISO 639-3

Austrian German[2] (German: Österreichisches Deutsch, Austro-Bavarian: Östareichisches Deitsch), Austrian Standard German (ASG),[3][4] Standard Austrian German[5] (Österreichisches Standarddeutsch), or Austrian High German[2][6] (Österreichisches Hochdeutsch), is the variation of Standard German. It is written and spoken mostly in Austria and South Tyrol.

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  1. de-AT is an IETF language tag that conforms with the current specification BCP 47 Language Tags (where de-AT happens to be mentioned explicitly). It is often used, for instance in major operating systems (e.g. [1], [2])
  2. 2.0 2.1 "The problems of Austrian German in Europe". eurotopics.net. euro|topics. 16 March 2006. Archived from the original on 18 May 2015. Retrieved 13 May 2015.
  3. Russ (1994:7, 61–65, 69, 70)
  4. Sanders, Ruth H. (2010), German: Biography of a Language, New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 197–198, ISBN 978-0-19-538845-9
  5. Moosmüller, Sylvia (2007), Vowels in Standard Austrian German: An Acoustic-Phonetic and Phonological Analysis (PDF), retrieved 13 May 2015
  6. Perfetti, Charles A.; Rieben, Laurence; Fayol, Michel, eds. (1997), Learning to Spell: Research, Theory, and Practice Across Languages, Lawrence Erlbaum Associates, p. 88, ISBN 978-1-4106-0458-3