Several isophones coÔncide with the Gete river, so this river is generally
considered to be more important than the Uerdinger isogloss (ik/ich) and
to form the real border between the Brabantish (West Low Franconian)
and Limburgish (East Low Franconian) dialect areas.
The first map is scanned from p. 223 in: G. Geerts, Voorlopers en varianten van het Nederlands, 1975, Leuven, Acco.
It originally comes from: p. 212 in Prof. Dr. J. Pauwels, Verzamelde
Opstellen, 1965, Assen, Van Gorcum, v + 219 pp + map;
This book, p. 208-217, contains a reprint of: De taal in het Hageland, De Demervallei, 1935, Antwerpen, Vlaamse Toeristenbond (De Sikkel)
|The Uerdinger isogloss, ik-ich, from top right to bottom left on the map, links Diest with the North of Bevekom (Beauvechain),||The "Getelijn", N-S et the extreme right right on the map, links Halen with Halle-Booienhoven. The Gete river formerly separated the County of Loon from the Duchy of Brabant.|
The second map is scanned from p. 224 in: G. Geerts, Voorlopers en varianten van het Nederlands, 1975, Leuven, Acco.
It originally comes from: J. L. Pauwels en L. Morren, De Grens tussen het Brabants en het Limburgs in BelgiŽ, Zs. Mundartforschung, vol. 27 (1960), p. 88-96 + map
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