Posted in Bavarian, Germanic, Language Profiles, West Germanic



Classification: Indo-European – Germanic – Western – High German – German – Upper German – Bavarian

Number of speakers: 14,093,130 (Ethnologue)

Countries where it is spoken: Austria, Germany, Hungary, Italy, the Czech Republic and Switzerland


  • Central Bavarian (Germany, Austria, the Czech Republic and Hungary)
  • Northern Bavarian (Germany and the Czech Republic)
  • Southern Bavarian (Austria, Italy and Switzerland)
  • Cimbrian (Italy)
  • Mochen (Italy)

Language Awareness Index (explain): 1.8

Example: (Bavarian)

Olle Menschn san frei und gleich in Bezug auf Wiade und Rechtn geborn. Se san mit Vanunft und Bewusstein ausgtottet und soitn miteinanda mi briadalichn Geist umgeh.

All human beings are born free and equal in dignity and rights. They are endowed with reason and conscience and should act towards one another in a spirit of brotherhood.








Wikitongues Video Sample:


Other videos:



Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s