Definition of Middle High German in English:

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Middle High German


[mass noun]
The language of southern Germany from circa 1200–1500.
Example sentences
  • 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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