Alsatian Language and Information Resources
The Alsatian Language
There are actually a few different versions of the Alsatian language and other dialects that have a lot in common with it.
Le Dialecte Alsacien.
Though Alsace is a province of France, the language spoken there and passed down from generation to generation is an unwritten Germanic dialect and similar to the language spoken across the Rhine in Switzerland and Germany.
Travelling through the province, it's easy to mistake the language being spoken in the shops and streets for German.
Erlkönig auf elsässisch (Strassburg).
Alsatian is a Low Alemannic German dialect spoken in most of Alsace, a region in eastern France which has passed between French and German control many times.
Alsatian is a German Alemannic dialect spoken in Alsace, a region in eastern France which has passed between French and German control many times during its history.