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.
The Franconians arguably aren't as bad as their lowly position in the table implies.
It all began in the 12th century when King Geza II of Hungary colonized Transylvania with a German population henceforward to be called Saxons (Saxones and Flandrenses in the Latin documents), but which included Bavarians, Thuringians, Franconians, Flemish and Wallons.
Once the focus shifts to a transalpine perspective, a series of individual peoples is presented instead: Swabians, Franconians, Bavarians, and Saxons, each with their own discrete identities and myths of origin.
The Franconians have done what they could to get used to this arrangement, but after two hundred years they still don't see themselves as Bavarians.