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Old High German

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noun
High German before 1100. Abbreviations: OHG, O.H.G., OHG.
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Origin of Old High German

First recorded in 1885–90
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Old High German

noun
a group of West Germanic dialects that eventually developed into modern German; High German up to about 1200: spoken in the Middle Ages on the upper Rhine, in Bavaria, Alsace, and elsewhere, including Alemannic, Bavarian, Langobardic, and Upper FranconianAbbreviation: OHG
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