Alemannic


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Al·e·man·nic

 (ăl′ə-măn′ĭk)
n.
1. A group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and parts of southern Germany.
2. The Germanic dialect of the Alemanni.
adj.
1. Of or relating to the Alemannic dialects of High German.
2. Of or relating to the Alemanni or their language.

Alemannic

(ˌæləˈmænɪk)
n
1. (Languages)
a. the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
b. the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed. See also Old High German
2. (Historical Terms)
a. the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
b. the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed. See also Old High German
adj
3. (Peoples) of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
4. (Languages) of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
5. (Historical Terms) of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
[C18: from Late Latin Alamannicus, of Germanic origin]

Al•e•man•nic

(ˌæl əˈmæn ɪk)

n.
1. a dialect of Old High German descended in large part from the speech of the Alemanni.
2. the dialects of modern German descended from Alemannic, spoken in extreme S Germany, Switzerland, and Alsace.
adj.
3. of or pertaining to Alemannic or the Alemanni.
[1770–80; < Latin]
Translations
alemánskýalemánština
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As in other Alemannic regions its original purpose was to expel winter spirits and to allow people to enjoy a last nearly feast before fasting for 40 days during Lent (from Ash Wednesday to Palm Sunday).
The earliest example known to me is a Gospel-harmony from about 1300 in an extraordinary mixture of Middle Dutch and Alemannic, which goes back to an older Middle Dutch diatessaron.
The truth is that the thirteen cantons of the Old Confederacy were almost exclusively Alemannic and German-speaking.
The word Tschaggatta itself is thought to share origins with the Alemannic word for "piebald", possibly referring to the black and white goatskin costumes that are traditionally worn with the masks.
4 Lithuanian, Russian, others Liechtenstein 62 15 Vaduz German, Alemannic 37,000 0.
In his prefatory Richtlinien Knapp explains the restriction to the four medieval sees named in the title, including as they do some parts of what is now Bavaria, as overlapping roughly with present-day Austria excluding the Alemannic Vorarlberg; Chronologically, the cut-off point for the volume as a whole is the election of Rudolf of Habsburg, with inner divisions marked first by the start of the investiture contest, and then by the raising of Austria to an independent duchy in 1156.
26*) is that individual features of the content of the Lucidarius, choice of sources, the language, the vocabulary; the thematic range, and the original function of this German prose encyclopaedia all point to south-western Germany (the Alemannic area) in the last years of the twelfth century.
5 Alemannic dialect Lithuania 25,174 67 Vilnius Lithuanian, 3,400,000 -0.