Alemannic



the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany.
Compare (def 3).
of or relating to Alemannic or the Alemanni.
noun

the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed See also Old High German

adjective
of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it

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