Franconian


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Franconian

a group of medieval Germanic dialects spoken by the Franks in an area from N Bavaria and Alsace to the mouth of the Rhine. Low Franconian developed into Dutch, while Upper Franconian contributed to High German, of which it remains a recognizable dialect

Franconian

[fraŋ′kō·nē·ən]
(geology)
A North American stage of geologic time; the middle Upper Cambrian.
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As the creators' envisioned primary audience is Franconian youth, this pedagogic element enables the readers not just to familiarize themselves with a famous text of local heritage but also to learn about the surrounding medieval history.
The businessman Levi Strauss, who famously launched the enduring career of the blue jeans in California, was actually a Bavarian, born in the Franconian town of Buttenheim.
This paper's primary focus is a dialectal system that is located in the East Franconian dialect area (3) and has supposedly retained a rather high amount of case distinctions.
Other vendors in the market include Empire Dogs, Franconian, Fresh Start Bakeries, Hofmann, Kunzler, Nathans Famous, Sausage Saloon, Tasty Bake, TC Fines, The Galloping Goose Sausage, Vienna Beef, and Westaways.
Typical for the region around Hersbruck is the so-called "Franconian Longhorn." This instrument is made of juniper.
Though born in New Jersey, Jolas grew up in a small village in the Franco--German borderland surrounded by his mother's German, his father's French, and the "Franconian patois" of the Forbach streets (5).
A recent Franconian Maternal Health Evaluation Studies report suggested that maternal self-report better agreed with meconium EtG than individual FAEE, supporting the concept that FAEE should not be used as the precedent (33).
Now that Gray Weathersby has learned the truth about the Heist and the Laicos Project, he and the rebels must search for allies to arm themselves against the Franconian Order.
An annual total run of 2.5 billion printed products is produced on 90 printing presses at the Franconian headquarters in Neustadt an der Aisch.
A small but sure clue rests in the expression immediately preceding "Fechthaus"--"uffm"--which is Nuremberg (that is, Franconian) dialect, a local conflation of "auf dem": "at the fencing-house".
The Franconian city, which in its early days had no well-known painter at the helm, at its peak boasted none other than the great Albrecht Durer.
A less incontrovertible type of IA is attested in at least two living language varieties, Modern Persian (Lehmann 1984 : 185; Aghaei 2006 : 72-76, 90-95) (6) and East Franconian German (Fleischer 2006 : 229).