Franconian definition

  • adjective:
    • Of or relating to Franconia.
    • Of or concerning Franconian.
    • Of or relating to Old Low Franconian.
    • Relating to the Franks or their particular kingdom; Frankish.
  • noun:
    • any one of several Old and center tall German dialects of west-central Germany.
    • A native or an inhabitant of Franconia.
  • proper-noun:
    • A linguistic marker for several West Germanic languages and dialects talked within the previous core regarding the Frankish Empire: the Low Countries (The Netherlands, Belgium and Luxembourg) and western Germany. Within these groups there are a number of distinguished languages and dialects, such as for instance Dutch and Afrikaans but in addition the Pennsylvania German language talked in North America.
  • others:
    • Of or related to Franconia, a medieval German duchy south of Thuringia, later on the name of a few territorial divisions, now of three provinces (Upper, center, and Lower Franconia) of Bavaria, composed of areas of the old duchy.

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