Middle Low German


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Middle Low German

n.
Low German from the middle of the 1200s through the 1400s.

Middle Low German

n
(Languages) Low German from about 1200 to about 1500. Abbreviation: MLG

Mid′dle Low′ Ger′man


n.
the Low German dialects of c1100–c1500. Abbr.: MLG
[1885–90]
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Noun1.Middle Low German - Low German from 1100 to 1500
Low German, Plattdeutsch - a German dialect spoken in northern Germany
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mittelniederdeutsch
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Modern English monkey does not represent a Romance loan-word of Arabian origin and transmitted by Middle Low German but is a vernacular diminutive derived from monk.
and is unlikely to be connected with Middle Low German and early modem Dutch stolpe, stulpe, 'a lid', or modem Dutch or modem German stulpe.
Again, the corresponding section on Middle Low German (chapters 99-107) shows a number of changes in authors, the integration of a former chapter on settlement into the one on diasystems, and a new chapter combined from two former ones devoted to the recession of Low German and the specific role that chancery German played in the process.