Erzgebirgisch Classification Question
randy_presuhn at mindspring.com
Thu Apr 3 06:30:14 CEST 2008
> From: "John Cowan" <cowan at ccil.org>
> To: "Ciarán ? Duibh n" <ciaran at oduibhin.freeserve.co.uk>
> Cc: <ietf-languages at iana.org>
> Sent: Wednesday, April 02, 2008 6:01 PM
> Subject: Re: Erzgebirgisch Classification Question
> 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).
Part of the difficulty here is that "Franconian" often has more to do with
geographic location (approximate boundaries of a long-gone empire) than
it does with any particular linguistic relationship.
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