German language

Definitions of German language
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n the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic

Synonyms:
German, High German
Types:
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Old High German
High German prior to 1200
Middle High German
High German from 1100 to 1500
Yiddish
a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
Pennsylvania Dutch
a dialect of High German spoken in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland
Type of:
West Germanic, West Germanic language
a branch of the Germanic languages

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