Boppard line

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In German linguistics, the Boppard Line is an isogloss separating the dialects to the north, which have a /v/ in words such as Korv (or Korf), "basket", and leven, "to live", from the dialects to the south (including standard German), which have a /b/: Korb, leben. The line runs from east to west and crosses the river Rhine at the town of Boppard.

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