Definition of Low German in English:

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Low German

Pronunciation: /ˈlō ˈˌjərmən/

noun

A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German. Also called Plattdeutsch.
Example sentences
  • He noted that all the speakers of Low German he had interviewed for his study all were age 60 or older.
  • Modern Low German is most closely related to High German, Frisian and the Anglo-Saxon ancestor of Modern English.
  • As mentioned before Low German is used in the region north of Benrath line.

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Syllabification: Low Ger·man

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