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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