High German

noun

1
: German as natively used in southern and central Germany
2

Word History

First Known Use

1652, in the meaning defined at sense 1

Time Traveler
The first known use of High German was in 1652

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Cite this Entry

“High German.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/High%20German. Accessed 2 Feb. 2023.

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