High Prussian dialect

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High Prussian
Oberländisch
Breslausch
Native toPoland, Germany
Regionhistorically Ermland, but also parts of West and East Prussia; today moribund and spoken among some Heimatvertriebene in Germany that were expelled after 1945
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Glottologhigh1271
Deutsche Dialekte 1910.png
German dialects about 1910, High Prussian (Hochpreußisch) marked in the northeast

High Prussian (German: Hochpreußisch) is a variant of East Central German dialects that was previously spoken in East Prussia and Warmian-Masurian Voivodeship. It is currently spoken in Poland.

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