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Does the Uerdingen line only apply when people are speaking their local dialect?

What is a standard language? A standard language is a standardized form of a language. Standardization means, that there are well defined rules for grammar, pronunciation and all other aspects of a ...
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Does the Uerdingen line only apply when people are speaking their local dialect?

That does not reflect current spoken standard German (anymore). Most people speak Standard German and will pronounce 'ich' as [ɪç] also North of the line (at least in my experience, and I grew up ...
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