Central Thuringian

Dialects of Thuringian German: Central Thuringian in pale pink

Central Thuringian (German: Zentralthüringisch) is a Thuringian dialect, that is spoken in the region of central Germany covered by the districts of Gotha, Sömmerda and Ilm-Kreis as well as in the southern part of Unstrut-Hainich district and the city of Erfurt. A feature of the dialect are "falling diphthongs" (fallende diphthonge) (e. g. "Voater" instead of "Vater" (father)).


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