Addition request: alsatian

Frank Ellermann nobody at
Thu Jan 10 00:35:16 CET 2008

<Karen_Broome at> wrote:

 [before gsw]
> the best "broad" tag for Schwyzerdütsch and other Germanic variants
> spoken in Europe was "gem" not "de" though I realize this content
> could have previously been tagged as either "de-FR" or "gem-FR"
> depending on the classifier. 

gem also covered frr - from my POV there's an important difference 
between gsw and frr, I can understand some gsw, but none of the frr
variants.  The Ethnologue page confuses me, apparently it says that
fry does not belong to gem, but frr and frs do.   


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