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noun
the West Germanic languages not included in the High German group, as English, Dutch, Flemish, or Plattdeutsch. Abbreviations: LG, L.G.Compare High German (def. 1).

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Origin of Low German

First recorded in 1835–45
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Low German

noun
a language of N Germany, spoken esp in rural areas: more closely related to Dutch than to standard High GermanAlso called: Plattdeutsch Abbreviation: LG See also German (def. 1), High German (def. 1)
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