Old Low German


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Old Low German

n
(Languages) the Saxon and Low Franconian dialects of German up to about 1200; the old form of modern Low German and Dutch. Abbreviation: OLG
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Translations
Altsächsisch
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Germany perhaps doesn't beat Asia in terms of dishes that surprise foreigners, but there are still a few that need some time getting used to -- from a raw meat hedgehog to mustard donuts, here are our favorites.The Old Low German word "Mett" was originally a general term for food.
The volume begins with five articles on historical issues of diachronic linguistics, including consonantal sound changes in Old Low German, the multifuncitonality and polysemy of the verb kriegen in Low German, the emergent transition of Middle Low German into Dutch, and the morphological phenomenon Einheitsplural and the historical transition to contemporary Low Saxon.
The particular Germanic languages covered are Gothic (Brian Murdoch), Old Norse and Icelandic (Theodore Andersson), Old English (Fred Robinson), Old High German and Continental Old Low German (Brian Murdoch), and Old Saxon as represented by the Heliand (Ronald Murphy).