Upper Saxon (German: Obersächsisch, pronounced [ˈoːbɐˌzɛksɪʃ]; Upper Saxon: [ɵːb̥oˤˈsɛɡ̊sʃ]) is an East Central German dialect spoken in much of the modern German State of Saxony and in the adjacent parts of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.
Upper German (German: Oberdeutsch (help · info)) is a family of High German languages spoken primarily in the southern German-speaking area ().. Family tree. Upper German proper can be generally classified as Alemannic or Bavarian.
History. The Upper Saxon dialect evolved as a new variety in the course of the medieval German Ostsiedlung (eastern settlement) from about 1100 onwards. Settlers descending from the stem duchy of Saxony speaking Old Saxon, but also from Thuringia, moved into the Margraviate of Meissen beyond the Elbe and Saale rivers then populated by Polabian Slavs.
Oct 13, 2016 · Upper Saxon is an East Central German dialect spoken in much of the modern German State of Saxony and in the adjacent parts of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia.Though colloquially called "Saxon" , it ...
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Upper Saxon (German: Obersächsisch) is an East Central German dialect spoken in much of the modern German State of Saxony and in the adjacent parts of Saxony-Anhalt and Thuringia. Though colloquially called "Saxon" (Sächsisch), it is not to be confused with the Low Saxon dialect group in Northern Germany.
Staundart German, Thuringie, Upper Saxon, Heich Proushie, German Silesian; Yiddish, a Heich German leid o Ashkenazi Jewish oreegin, spoken throughoot the warld. It developit as a fusion o German dialects wi Ebreu, Slavic leids an traces o Romance leids. Law German (ca. 3–10 million), forms a dialectal unity wi Dutch Law Saxon
Saxony is a federal state in the east of Germany. It contains the two largest and most important cities in eastern Germany other than Berlin: Leipzig and Dresden.
The German linguist Friedrich Maurer rejectit Anglo-Frisian as a heestorical subdivision o the Germanic leids. Instead, he proposed North Sea Germanic or Ingvaeonic, a common ancestor o Auld Frisie, Auld Inglis an Auld Saxon. Examples. Compare the wirds for the nummers ane tae ten in the Anglo-Frisie leids.
English and Danish also did this long ago, but not now. Today, German is the only language that has this rule. While German is an official language in Switzerland, the Swiss dialect of German is difficult for native speakers from Germany, and even for Swiss who are not native to speaking German, to understand.
Upper Saxon German. 49 likes. Upper Saxon is an East Central German dialect spoken in much of the modern German State of Saxony and in the adjacent parts...