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Alemán Coloniero
Native to "Venezuela
Native speakers
1,500 (2009)[1]
Language codes
"ISO 639-3 gct
"Glottolog colo1254[2]

Alemán Coloniero, spoken in "Colonia Tovar, "Venezuela, is a dialect that belongs to the "Low Alemannic branch of "German.



The language, like other "Alemannic dialects, is not mutually intelligible with "Standard German. It is spoken by descendants of Germans from the "Black Forest region of southern "Baden, who emigrated to Venezuela in 1843. Most speakers also speak "Spanish, and the language has also acquired some Spanish "loanwords.



  1. ^ Alemán Coloniero at "Ethnologue (18th ed., 2015)
  2. ^ Hammarström, Harald; Forkel, Robert; Haspelmath, Martin, eds. (2017). "Colonia Tovar German". "Glottolog 3.0. Jena, Germany: Max Planck Institute for the Science of Human History. 

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