Low Franconian

noun

Definition of Low Franconian

: the West Germanic language that was used by the Franks inhabiting the region around the lowest part of the Rhine and that survives into modern times as a group of Low German dialects of northwestern Germany and as one of the principal linguistic strains from which Dutch (see Dutch sense 1b) has evolved — compare franconian

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“Low Franconian.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Low%20Franconian. Accessed 1 Dec. 2021.

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