Erzgebirgisch Classification Question

John Cowan cowan at
Thu Apr 3 04:01:03 CEST 2008

Ciarán � Duibhín scripsit:

> Thomas has magnanimously accepted "sxu",
> but back in January he gave his reasons for regarding Erzgebirgisch as a
> form of Franconian (and I assume Franconian would have prefix "de").  

Not necessarily: there are a number of ISO 639-3 languages that are said
to be Franconian (unfortunately the term seems to cover the whole course
of the Rhine from Upper German to Dutch varieties).

John Cowan      cowan at
        Is it not written, "That which is written, is written"?

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