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Alsatian language

Low Alemannic German dialect spoken in most of Alsace, a region in eastern France

Alsatian (French: Alsacien, German: Elsässisch) is a Germanic language. It is spoken in Alsace (eastern part of France).

Alsatian
Native toFrance
RegionAlsace
Native speakers
900,000 (2013)[1]
Official status
Recognised minority
language in
Regulated byNo official regulation
Language codes
ISO 639-3gsw (with Swiss German)
Glottologswis1247  Swiss German[2]
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ReferencesEdit

  1. Alsatian at Ethnologue (19th ed., 2016)
  2. Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Swiss German". Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History.