Standard German

Standard German (German: Standarddeutsch, colloquially also Hochdeutsch) is the standard variety of the German language used as a written language, in formal contexts, and for communication between different dialect areas. Since German is a pluricentric language, there are different varieties of Standard German.

Read more about Standard German:  Origins, Terminology, Pluricentricity, Continuum Between Standard German and German Dialects, Phonology, Orthography

Other articles related to "standard german, german, standard":

Erzgebirgisch - Morphology - Verbs - Preterite
... always follow the same pattern as in Standard German e.g ... schmecken `to taste' is a weak verb in Standard German (preterit schmeckte), but a strong verb is Erzgebirgisch (present tense schmègng preteriteschmoog with ablaut ... Another verb which is weak in Standard German but strong in Erzgebirgisch is frààn (Standard German fragen to ask), preterite fruuch (Standard German fragte, asked) ...
Cooperative Dictionary Of The Rhinelandic Colloquial Language - Subject of Research and Methods of Assessment
... It is more or less influenced by the so called dialects, but in itself a variant of Standard German or High German, which incorporates several mild, globalized and ... quite a lot and to a large extent from Standard German ... The currently used writing style is hardly suited to document most of those deviations from Standard German, which are not part of Standard German, and not occurring in Standard German, in the realm of ...
Ethnic Groups In Germany - Languages - Low Saxon Dialects
... project" in primary school sided by education in Standard German) ... Saxon if all participants know each other (as long as written protocols are written in Standard German), but a single foreigner can make the whole ... While Eastfalian has lost speakers to Standard German, Westfalian has lost speakers to Standard German and Standard German based regiolect of the Rhine-Ruhr area ...
Standard German - Orthography
... although non-prescriptive, of Early Modern High German was introduced by the Luther Bible of 1534 ... the Zürich Bible abandoned its Alemannic idiom in favour of this standard ... was by far the largest state in the German Empire, its regulations also influenced spelling elsewhere ...
Helvetism
... Latin Helvetia "Switzerland" and -ism) are a large group of words typical for Swiss Standard German, which do not appear in either of Standard German or Standard German dialects ...

Famous quotes containing the words german and/or standard:

    How much atonement is enough? The bombing must be allowed as at least part-payment: those of our young people who are concerned about the moral problem posed by the Allied air offensive should at least consider the moral problem that would have been posed if the German civilian population had not suffered at all.
    Clive James (b. 1939)

    The urge for Chinese food is always unpredictable: famous for no occasion, standard fare for no holiday, and the constant as to demand is either whim, the needy plebiscite of instantly famished drunks, or pregnancy.
    Alexander Theroux (b. 1940)