North Upper Saxon

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North Upper Saxon
Native to Germany
Region Saxony, Saxony-Anhalt, Brandenburg
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Language codes
ISO 639-3

North Upper Saxon (German: Nordobersächsisch ) is a Central German dialect spoken in Eastern Germany. It borders to Upper Saxon German, Lausitzisch-Neumärkisch, Thuringian dialect and Brandenburgisch.[1][2]

It is spoken in an area around Leipzig, where Low German used to be spoken. It can be divided into Osterlandic, mansfeldische Dialektfläche, fuhnische Dialektfläche and dübener Dialektfläche. [3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://web.uni-marburg.de/sprache-in-hessen/flash/dt.swf
  2. ^ Ludwig Erich Schmitt (Hrsg.): Germanische Dialektologie. Franz Steiner, Wiesbaden 1968,p. 143
  3. ^ Ludwig Erich Schmitt (editor): Germanische Dialektologie. Franz Steiner, Wiesbaden 1968, p. 135-136