Old Low German

noun the language of northern Germany and the Netherlands up to c.1200, from which modern Dutch and modern Low German are derived.

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  • Old Low German — n. the Low German language from its earliest period to the 12th cent. A.D …   English World dictionary

  • old low german — noun Usage: capitalized O&L&G : Low German exemplified in documents prior to the 12th century …   Useful english dictionary

  • Old Low German — the language of the German lowlands before c1100. Abbr.: OLG * * * …   Universalium

  • Old High German — Old German redirects here. For other uses, see Old German (disambiguation). Old High German Spoken in southern Germany (south of the Benrath line), parts of Austria and Switzerland, Southern Bohemia, Sporadic communities in Eastern Gaul Era… …   Wikipedia

  • Low German — Low Saxon Spoken in Germany, Denmark, Netherlands, United States, Canada Native speakers ≈5 million  (date missing) Language fam …   Wikipedia

  • Low German (disambiguation) — Low German may refer to: *Low German, a group of dialects spoken mainly in Northern Germany and in Northeastern Netherlands. *A postulated language group consisting of Low German (as in the previous list item) and Low Franconian. That group goes… …   Wikipedia

  • Low German — German Ger man, n.; pl. {Germans}[L. Germanus, prob. of Celtis origin.] 1. A native or one of the people of Germany. [1913 Webster] 2. The German language. [1913 Webster] 3. (a) A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding in capriciosly …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Low German — n. [calque of Ger niederdeutsch (see NETHER & DEUTSCHLAND): so named because orig. spoken chiefly in the Ger lowlands] 1. PLATTDEUTSCH 2. the West Germanic languages, except for High German, of the Germanic branch of Indo European, represented by …   English World dictionary

  • Low German house — Dat groode Hus, a 1795 Low German house at the Winsen Museum Farm …   Wikipedia

  • old low franconian — noun or old low frankish Usage: capitalized O&L&F : the Germanic dialects of the lower Rhine valley used prior to about 1100 * * * /frang koh nee euhn/ a Low German dialect of the Franks of the lower Rhine valley before c1100. Also called Old Low …   Useful english dictionary

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