Deutsche Dialekte - Linkverzeichnis
(German Dialects Link Catalogue - Paul Joyce)

University of Portsmouth


  Belgium - Language and Dialects
A website explaining the various languages and dialects spoken in Belgium.

  Die Stellung und Rolle der deutschsprachigen Minderheit in Ostbelgien
Kathrin Fischer's article examines the status and role of the German-speaking minority in Belgium.

  The German language in education in Belgium
A 53-page dossier on the status of German in education in Belgium published by Mercator Education.

  EU Minorities - Belgium
The Mercator website examines the German and Luxembourgish spoken in Belgium.

  The Language Situation in Belgium
A language map of Belgium indicating the German-speaking area.

  Arelerland a Sprooch
There is a "Lëtzebuergesch Community" in the Pays d'Arlon (Arelerland) in the south of Belgium. This thorough website tells you more about the community and the language that they speak.

  Wörterbuch der Gemmenicher Mundart
This is the homepage for the recently published dictionary of the Low Franconian dialect spoken in the area of Gemmenich, a Belgian village situated at the crossing of the German, Belgian, and Dutch borders.


  Deutsche Minderheiten in Lateinamerika
Peter Rosenberg's article on German minorities in Latin America concentrates on the linguistic situation and dialects of these minorities.

  Riograndenser Hunsrückisch
Riograndenser Hunsrückisch (hunsriqueano riograndense) is a Brazilian variation of the German dialect Hunsrückisch, which is originally from the Hunsrück region of Germany (Rheinland-Pfalz). It has been spoken in Brazil for almost two hundred years and has been greatly influenced by other German dialects (such as Pomeranian or Pommersch-Platt and Plautdietsch) and also by other immigrant languages.

  O alemão lusitano do Sul do Brasil
An article in Portuguese by the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle on the Riograndenser Hunsrückisch dialect that is spoken in the south of the country.

A history of the development and status of Katharinensisch by Alexander Lenard.

  Dialeto alemão de Biguaçu, Santa Catarina, Brasil  Includes sound files!
An interview with two native German speakers from Santa Catarina in Brazil. Click here for the first interview, and here for the second interview.


  Texas German Dialect Project
The Texas German Dialect Project (TGDP) is an umbrella organization for carrying out research in representative Texas German speech communities in central Texas. Its main goal is to preserve the Texas German dialect as it reflects the rich cultural and linguistic traditions of its residents.

  German-Texan Heritage Society
The German-Texan Heritage Society is a group of individuals with the common goal of furthering German-Texan culture through many activities. Founded in 1978, the German-Texan Heritage Society is renowned for the books it publishes, its collection of immigrant and historical books, and the complete collection on microfiche of the German newspaper, Texas Vorwärts.

  Texasdeutsch - Wikipedia
An introduction to Texas German, its status and development from the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.

  New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung
The New Braunfels Herald-Zeitung, first known as the Neu-Braunfelser Zeitung, was one of the earliest German-language newspapers in Texas.

  A 10K Walk through German-Texas Heritage in Austin, Texas
A detailed description (including a route map) of a ten kilometre walk linking sites of German-Texas heritage that can be made through the city of Austin in Texas.


  Zur Situation der deutschen Sprache, der Hochschulgermanistik und der germanistischen Forschungen in Ungarn
This 1996 article by Csaba Földes assesses the condition of German studies in Hungary.

  Die deutsche Sprache in Ostmittel-, Ost- und Südosteuropa: gestern, heute - und morgen?
A further article by Csaba Földes on the current state of the German language in central and eastern Europe pays particular attention to the state of German in Hungary. Click here for a full list of articles by the same author.

A forum for all Hungarian Germans and their friends.

  Unsere Post
The newspaper for Germans from Hungary.

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