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

University of Portsmouth


  Märkisches Platt - Mundartgruppen und Forschungsstellen in Brandenburg
This very comprehensive website by the Brandenburgischer Kulturbund explains the history of the dialects in the Brandenburg region and also highlights the work of research organisations and cultural associations who are trying to preserve them.

  Die märkischen Dialekte
An overview of the dialects in Brandenburg and the ways in which they have developed over time.

  Märkisch-Brandenburgisch - Wikipedia
A brief introduction to the dialects that comprise Mark Brandenburgisch from the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.

An overview of the Brandenburgisch dialects from Potsdam University.

  Sprachgeschichte der Dialekte im brandenburgischen Raum
A history of the development of the language in the Brandenburg area.

  Kurze Sprachgeschichte Brandenburgs
A brief history of the language spoken in Brandenburg from Potsdam University.

  Umgangssprache in Brandenburg  Includes sound files!
A survey of colloquial speech and dialect in Brandenburg. Includes sound files.

  Wo wird nach Ansicht der Brandenburger Dialekt gesprochen?
Where do the inhabitants of Brandenburg believe that dialect is spoken?

  Die Bibliothek des Plattdütsch Vereen Quickborn zu Berlin
The library of the Plattdütsch Vereen Quickborn is stored in the university library of the Free University in Berlin. Ulrich Goerdten gives a history of the collection and explains what it contains.

  Brandenburg Dialect
A brief overview in English of each of the Brandenburgisch variant of Low German.

  Märkisches Platt - Textproben
This selection of texts has been accumulated from Nordmärkisch, Mittelmärkisch and Südmärkisch regions.

  Mittelpommersch - Uni Marburg
A collection of Mittelpommersch texts collated by W. Näser of Marburg University.

  Mittelpommersch - Dat is 'ne lange Jeschicht
The second of the three texts on this page is written in Mittelpommersch.

Information about words and phrases used in the Neumark together with suggestions for further reading.

  Niederdeutsch in Glien und Havelland
This page is part of the online representation of the Region Glien (Regional Park Krämer Forest) northwest of Berlin. The region used to constitute a transitional area between Central Mercian and North Mercian Low Saxon (Low German). In the course of the 20th century, the regional Low Saxon dialect came to be absorbed into the common language variety of Berlin and Brandenburg. The history and the present state of the language are explained in light of this background.

  Mundartprobe Brandenburgisch: Stendal
A text from Stendal transcribed by W. Näser of Marburg University.

  Plattdeutscher Vorlesewettbewerb
Information about a competition organised by the Institute for Germanic Studies at the University of Magdeburg in which schoolchildren from Sachsen-Anhalt read Low German dialect textsnd explains what it contains.


  Niederpreußisch - Wikipedia
A brief introduction to the Lower Prussian dialects from the online encyclopaedia Wikipedia.

  Preußisches Wörterbuch  Includes sound files!
The Prussian Dictionary located in Kiel documents the dialects spoken in the former German provinces of East and West Prussia. Its website contains a number of sound files, extracts from the dictionary and a bibliography.

  Low Prussian
A brief overview in English of Low Prussian and its current status.

  Niederpreußisch - Uni Marburg
A collection of Niederpreußisch texts collated by W. Näser of Marburg University.


  Pommersches Wörterbuch
This dictionary seeks to represent the language used in the former Prussian province of Pomerania in accordance with the borders of 1936.

  Pommersches Platt  Includes sound files!
Songs and poems in Pomeranian Platt with anumber of sound files.

  Pommersche Lyrik - Max Nemitz
The poet Max Nemitz wrote a number of poems in the Pommersch dialect. Some of them appear on this website.

  Ostpommersch - Uni Marburg
A collection of Ostpommersch texts collated by W. Näser of Marburg University.

  Ostpommersch - Im Früdjahr
The third of the three texts on this page is written in Ostpommersch.

Weiter!See also: Ostniederdeutsch

Weiter!See also: Berlin-Brandenburgisch

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