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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