East Franconian German

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East Franconian
Ostfränkisch
Native toGermany (Bavaria, Thuringia, Saxony, Baden-Württemberg, Hesse)
Native speakers
4,900,000 (2006)[1]
Latin (German alphabet)
Language codes
ISO 639-3vmf
Glottologmain1267[2]
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  1: East Franconian

East Franconian (German: Ostfränkisch) is a dialect which is spoken in Franconia, the northern part of Bavaria and other areas in Germany around Nuremberg, Bamberg, Coburg, Würzburg, Hof, Bayreuth, Meiningen, Bad Mergentheim, and Crailsheim. The other variants are Unterostfränkisch (spoken in Lower Franconia and southern Thuringia), Oberostfränkisch (spoken in Upper and Middle Franconia) and Südostfränkisch (spoken in some parts of Middle Franconia and Hohenlohe).

East Franconian German

References[change | change source]

  1. East Franconian at Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Ostfränkisch". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. Cite uses deprecated parameter |chapterurl= (help)