Upper German


: the group of High German dialects spoken in southern Germany, Alsace, Switzerland, and Austria

Word History

First Known Use

1800, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of Upper German was in 1800

Dictionary Entries Near Upper German

Cite this Entry

“Upper German.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Upper%20German. Accessed 14 Jul. 2024.

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