High Prussian

Facts

  • Language: High Prussian
  • Alternate names: Hochpreußisch
  • Language code:
  • Language family: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Middle German, East Middle German
  • Number of speakers: ?
  • Script: Latin script

Introduction

High Prussian is a dialect of East Central German that developed in the region of East Prussia. The dialect developed from High German, brought in by Silesian? German settlers in the 13th—15th centuries, and was influenced by the Baltic Old Prussian language. High Prussian was mostly spoken in the regions of Warmia and the Prussian Oberland.

The verb

The infinitive of the High Prussian verb lacks the -n ending.

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