Hessian dialects

Hessian (German: Hessisch) is a West Central German group of dialects of the German language in the central German state of Hesse. The dialect most similar to Hessian is Palatinate German (German: Pfälzisch) of the Rhine Franconian sub-family. However, the Hessian dialects have some features which set them somewhat apart from other West-Central German dialects.

Native toGermany
  • North Hessian
  • East Hessian
  • Central Hessian
  • South Hessian
Language codes
ISO 639-3
Central German dialects after 1945
  (4): Hessian

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