Definition of Low German in English:

Low German

Line breaks: Low Ger¦man

noun

[mass noun]
A vernacular language spoken in much of northern Germany, more closely related to Dutch than to standard German. Also called Plattdeutsch.
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  • 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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