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Central Franconian dialects

Central Franconian
Native to Germany, France, Belgium, Netherlands
Region North Rhine-Westphalia, Rhineland-Palatinate, Saarland, Lorraine, Liège, Limburg
Native speakers
(no estimate available)
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Linguist list
goh-mid
Franconian languages area; Central Franconian dialects shown in green

Central Franconian (German: Mittelfränkisch) is a name for the following set of West Central German dialect groups:

Luxembourgish is often included within Moselle Franconian, but sometimes regarded as a separate group. The German-speaking Community of Belgium comprises both Ripuarian and Moselle Franconian dialects. The Central Franconian dialects are part of the Rhinelandic continuum stretching from the Low Franconian language area in the northwest to the Rhine Franconian dialects in the southeast.

Along with Limburgish, Central Franconian has a simple tone system called pitch accent.

The Central Franconian language area is not to be confused with the Bavarian administrative district of Middle Franconia, where East Franconian dialects are spoken.

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