Middle German

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In linguistics, Middle German can refer to a few variants of the German language:

  • Middle Low German (Mittelniederdeutsch), the northern dialects in the 11th-15th centuries
  • Middle High German (Mittelhochdeutsch), the southern dialects in the same period
  • Central German (Mitteldeutsch), the general term for dialects in Central Germany - the northernmost High German dialects.

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