Rhine Franconian

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Rhenish Franconian
Rhine Franconian
Geographic
distribution:
Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Hesse
Linguistic classification:Indo-European
Subdivisions:
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Rhenish Franconian among the Franconian languages.
  Hessian
  Palatine German & Lorraine Franconian
Area where Rhine Franconian is spoken. 1 Hessian, 2 Palatinate German 3 Lorraine Franconian

Rhine Franconian or Rhenish Franconian (German: Rheinfränkisch) is a dialect chain of West Central German. It is spoken across the regions of the states of Saarland, Rhineland-Palatinate, northwest Baden-Wurttemberg, and Hesse in Germany. It is also spoken in northeast France, in the eastern part of the département of Moselle in the Lorraine region. It's also spoken in the north-west part of Bas-Rhin in Alsace.