Alemannic

noun
Al·​e·​man·​nic | \ ˌa-lə-ˈma-nik How to pronounce Alemannic (audio) \

Definition of Alemannic

: the group of dialects of German spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and southwestern Germany

First Known Use of Alemannic

circa 1797, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Alemannic

ultimately from Late Latin Alemanni, Alamanni a confederation of Germanic tribes, from Germanic *ala- all + *mann- man — more at all, man

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The first known use of Alemannic was circa 1797

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“Alemannic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Alemannic. Accessed 18 Sep. 2020.

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