Definition of Middle High German in English:

Middle High German

Line breaks: Middle High Ger¦man


[mass noun]
  • The language of southern Germany from circa 1200–1500.
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    • Another seems to be a translation of Troilus and Cressida into Middle High German.
    • In Middle High German written diphthongs like ie are pronounced in fact as diphthongs.
    • The Old High German language existed to the 11th century, followed by Middle High German.

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Pronunciation: ˌkɒlərəˈtjʊərə
elaborate ornamentation of a vocal melody