Definition of Old High German in English:

Old High German

Syllabification: Old High Ger·man

noun

  • The language of southern Germany up to circa 1200, from which modern standard German is derived. See German.
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    • According to Ayto the name is derived from an Old High German word, stollo, meaning a support or post.
    • He was known as Wodewose to the Anglo-Saxons, Schrat in Old High German literature, Salvan to the Lombards, Orken to the Romanians.

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