Old High German

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Old High German

n.
High German from the middle of the 800s to about 1100.

Old High German

n
(Languages) a group of West Germanic dialects that eventually developed into modern German; High German up to about 1200: spoken in the Middle Ages on the upper Rhine, in Bavaria, Alsace, and elsewhere, including Alemannic, Bavarian, Langobardic, and Upper Franconian. Abbreviation: OHG

Old′ High′ Ger′man


n.
the High German dialects before c1100. Abbr.: OHG
[1885–90]
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Noun1.Old High German - High German prior to 1200
German language, High German, German - the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
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All eyes were fixed on the speakers, and even the old German appeared to wait the issue in deep anxiety.
said the old German, good-humoredly ; “if I vas as I vas ven I servit mit his grand-fader on ter lakes, ter lazy tog shouldn’t vin ter prize as for nottin’.
It is a pain to me to this day, to remember how that old German Lear raged and wept and howled around the stage, with never a response from that hushed house, never a single outburst till the act was ended.
I caught him once or twice over the shoulders with the flat of their old German sword.
One could go to the cigar factory and chat with the old German who raised canaries for sale, and look at his stuffed birds.
It stands, I am convinced, upon the ruins of ancient Berlin, the one time capital of the old German empire, but except for the old building material used in the new town there is no sign of the former city.
And there we found a little old German woman--sixty-four years old, the Bishop said.
Here was the famous Prince Galitzin, the old German Robostiski, and several other persons of note, and some ladies.
a grilling August day, and those fat old German women, come in their stuffy high frocks, and then the dark theatre, and the music beginning, and one couldn't help sobbing.
Roofing: - natural slate roofing, Old german cover, Various grades total approx.
Around 80% of those questioned in the poll by the Emnid Institute said they could imagine living once again under a socialist system similar to that of the old German Democratic Republic.
3 HINZERT MUSEUM AND DOCUMENT CENTRE, GERMANY In the middle of an old German agricultural landscape, a strange new creature has been placed: Nikolaus Hirsch's Document Centre, which opens next month.