North Upper Saxon

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North Upper Saxon
Native to Germany
Region Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Language codes
ISO 639-3

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 Brandenburgisch.12

It is spoken in an area around Leipzig, where Low German used to be spoken. It can be divided into Osterlandic, mansfeldische Dialektfläche, fuhnische Dialektfläche and dübener Dialektfläche. 3

References

  1. ^ http://web.uni-marburg.de/sprache-in-hessen/flash/dt.swf
  2. ^ Ludwig Erich Schmitt (Hrsg.): Germanische Dialektologie. Franz Steiner, Wiesbaden 1968,p. 143
  3. ^ Ludwig Erich Schmitt (editor): Germanische Dialektologie. Franz Steiner, Wiesbaden 1968, p. 135-136









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