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Alamannic

[al-uh-man-ik] /ˌæl əˈmæn ɪk/
noun, adjective
1.

Alemannic

or Alamannic

[al-uh-man-ik] /ˌæl əˈmæn ɪk/
noun
1.
the high German speech of Switzerland, Alsace, and southwestern Germany.
Compare Bavarian (def 3).
adjective
2.
of or relating to Alemannic or the Alemanni.
Origin of Alemannic
1770-1780
1770-80; < Latin Alamannicus: see Alemanni, -ic
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Historical Examples
  • Clovis had vowed that he would embrace Christianity if he should prevail against the Alamannic Odin.

  • Reminiscences of an Alamannic migration saga can be traced in the traditions found around the Vierwaldstdter Lake.

    Teutonic Mythology, Vol. 1 of 3 Viktor Rydberg, Ph.D.
  • This passage quite confirms his view of the events connected with the overthrow of the Alamannic Kingdom by Clovis.

    The Letters of Cassiodorus Cassiodorus (AKA Magnus Aurelius Cassiodorus Senator)
British Dictionary definitions for Alamannic

Alemannic

/ˌæləˈmænɪk/
noun
1.
  1. the group of High German dialects spoken in Alsace, Switzerland, and SW Germany
  2. the language of the ancient Alemanni, from which these modern dialects have developed See also Old High German
adjective
2.
of or relating to the Alemanni, their speech, or the High German dialects descended from it
Word Origin
C18: from Late Latin Alamannicus, of Germanic origin
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