Old High German

noun

Definition of Old High German

: High German exemplified in documents prior to circa 1150 — see Indo-European Languages Table

First Known Use of Old High German

1849, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of Old High German was in 1849

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old helio

Old High German

old home week

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“Old High German.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Old%20High%20German. Accessed 16 May. 2022.

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