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Low German

a language of N Germany, spoken esp in rural areas: more closely related to Dutch than to standard High German
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Even though critics say the pace of progress is still too slow, the UK government's target of 18,000 MW for 2020 seems to be more realistic than the comparably lower German goals.
The Federal Constitutional Court said that it rejected appeals from Demjanjuk's attorney to overturn lower German court decisions to schedule his trial in Munich on next November 30 and to keep the 89-year-old in custody.
She had enrolled in language school under the guise of helping the German war effort as a translator but it was more a means designed by her father Alexander, a member of the lower German nobility, to further her love of language and to avoid Arbeitsdienst (compulsory labour).
Such fees are also charged on beer cans sold in Denmark so beer-thirsty Danes are heading south, a trend that has been traditionally exacerbated by lower German duty levels.
182-94), stray Upper and Lower German references and texts (pp.
Hoyzer was banned from refereeing for life in April after it was discovered he had taken @67,000 in bribes from a betting gang to rig matches in the lower German leagues but he continues to speak out.
He speaks Welsh, English and Lower German. His hobbies include mountain walking, learning the piano, singing and reading.

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