High German


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High German

1. the standard German language, historically developed from the form of West Germanic spoken in S Germany
2. any of the German dialects of S Germany, Austria, or Switzerland
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3.1 Substantive derivation in the Old High German language
FX Outlook: EUR-USD maintained altitude following the record high German Ifo print, though remained under Tuesday's 1.1792 high.
So there's plenty of high German cuisine, as well as the sausages and much-vaunted 5,000 types of beer that it's more known for.
The miracle of Swiss versus High German is that you can have it both ways.
It is a daunting task to say something interesting about a study of dragons in Middle High German literature to an audience whose primary interest is (somewhat) contemporary fantastic literature.
A particularly illustrative example is the distinction of plural nominative and accusative forms of demonstrative pronouns and definite articles, which have already levelled their case distinctions in Old High German (Braune & Reiffenstein 2004: 247) and their gender distinctions in Early New High German (Ebert et al 1993: 218) to a single form die.
In particular, it would have been helpful to have a glossary that defined the following: Pennsylvania Germans, German Pennsylvanians, standard German, Palatine German, High German, Low German, Pennsylvania High German, Pennsilfaanisch, Pennsylvania Dutch, Dutchified English, and Dutchifted German.
Specific examples studied range from the eleventh through seventeenth centuries, including texts written in Medieval Latin, Medieval French, Middle English, Middle Scots, Middle High German, and Early Modern English.
Occasionally he also mentions tidbits from anthropology as well as from particular languages, including English, French, German, Greek, Korean, Japanese, Latin, Old English, Old French, and Old High German.
Gonzalez said the piece, directed by Andrew Berryman, will be sung in Latin, high German and old French and will include some of the best known 20th century classical melodies.
The main body provides side-by-side translation of useful phrases, arranged by subject, preceded by a vital introduction to Swiss phonetcs; there's also an introduction to Swiss German and its differences from high German, plus chapters on Swiss idiom and ..slanguage".