Franconian


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Fran·co·ni·an

 (frăng-kō′nē-ən, -kōn′yən, frăn-)
adj.
1. Of or relating to Franconia.
2.
a. Of or relating to Franconian.
b. Of or relating to Old Low Franconian.
n.
Any of a group of Old and Middle High German dialects of west-central Germany.

Franconian

(fræŋˈkəʊnɪən)
n
(Languages) a group of medieval Germanic dialects spoken by the Franks in an area from N Bavaria and Alsace to the mouth of the Rhine. Low Franconian developed into Dutch, while Upper Franconian contributed to High German, of which it remains a recognizable dialect. See also Old Low German, Old High German, Frankish
adj
1. (Placename) of or relating to Franconia, the Franks, or their languages
2. (Peoples) of or relating to Franconia, the Franks, or their languages
3. (Languages) of or relating to Franconia, the Franks, or their languages
Translations

Franconian

n
(= person)Franke m, → Fränkin f
(= dialect)Fränkisch nt
adjfränkisch
References in classic literature ?
But the Drachenflieger were away in the second great aeronautic park east of Hamburg, and Bert Smallways saw nothing of them in the bird's-eye view he took of ihe Franconian establishment before they shot him down very neatly.
Without question, The "bierstberl" and the vending machines are the only ones to find upper bavarian beers, Regional upper bavarian beers and franconian wines.
From 23 July-23 August, at Bamberg Art and Antiques Fair, galleries and dealers throughout the medieval Franconian town present works spanning more than seven centuries.
Next, I explore how the creators adapt the Wigalois story in order to present an important aspect of local Franconian literary history.
Other highlights are the Franconian wines 's e and beers, Rothenburg's medieval walls, and the Wieskirche, flamboyant baroque church in open meadows not far from Fussen.
Adidas and Puma were established by the brothers Adolf and Rudolf Dassler, from the Franconian region.
Their topics include the history of the Franconian tone contrast, grounding Nguni depressor effects, Livonian stod, and synchronic alterations between monophthongs and diphthongs in Franconian tone accent dialects: a metrical approach.
It's the perfect stop for pretzel-making and wine tasting at a private Franconian wine estate.
The table also includes the relative shares of Protestants and Catholics in the Franconian as well as the Swabian and Old Bavarian populations, respectively, according to the 2011 census.
But principally, was not the persecution of German Jews, say by December 1938, of the same quality whether they lived in Berlin, Trier, or the Franconian village of Altdorf?
The analysis is based on empirical data gathered from transcripts of a corpus of spoken dialects, which belong to the Upper German dialect region of East Franconian. (2) In this it will be possible not only to analyse the structure of dialectal case systems but also to evaluate the relevance of individual syncretic tendencies by examining their frequency of use in spoken language.
(14) Frederick's older sister Wilhelmina who was married to the Margrave of Bayreuth also built her own court opera house when she moved to a remote little Franconian town.