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Bavarian

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  • Language: Bavarian
  • Alternate names: Bayerisch, Bairisch, Bavarian Austrian, Ost-Oberdeutsch
  • SIL-code: Ethnologue:bar
  • Language family: Indo-European, Germanic, West, High German, German, Upper German, Bavarian-Austrian
  • Number of speakers: 7,667,478 (Language use: Vulnerable)
  • Script: -

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Introduction

SVO; prepositions; genitives, articles, adjectives, numerals, relatives before noun heads; question word initial; 2 prefixes, 3 to 4 suffixes on a word; word order distinguishes subjects, objects, indirect objects; affixes indicate case of noun phrase; obligatory verb affixes mark person and number of subject, other suffixes can mark gender of subject and person, number, and gender of object; causatives; comparatives; CV, CVC, CVV, CCV.


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