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

University of Portsmouth


  Digitaler Wenker-Atlas (DiWA)
This excellent website is still in the development stage yet already allows access to a number of German online language maps, thus continuing in the tradition of Georg Wenker.

  Deutscher Sprachatlas (DSA)
The homepage of the Deutscher Sprachatlas in Marburg.

  Die deutschen Dialekte mit Tonbeispielen  Includes sound files!
Click on each region indicated on Marburg University's dialect map and listen to the sound files for each dialect region.

  Deutsche Mundarten der Gegenwart
A colour map of the dialects and a list of the individual dialects.

  Karte: Deutsche Mundarten
A colour map indicating the boundaries of the German dialect regions.

  Karte des bairischen Sprachraums und der deutschen Dialekte
A map indicating the boundaries of the Bavarian dialect area and the other German dialect areas.

  Die Benrather Linie
Two maps showing where the Benrath Line is situated and its importance for the development of erman dialects.

  Map of the Low German dialects
A useful map showing the areas in which the individual Low German dialects are spoken.

  Rheinische Fächer
A map showing the dialects that make up the Rhenish fan.

  Großlandschaftliche Wörterbücher und ihre Bearbeitungsgebiete
A map indicating the various German dialect dictionaries that have either been completed or are in progress.

  The German dialect map in the 1930s
Robert Shea's website offers a colour map of the approximate dialect borders in the thirties.

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