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Middle High German
Region Central and southern Germany (south of the Benrath line), Austria and parts of Switzerland
Era High Middle Ages
Language family
Early forms:
Old High German
  • Middle High German

Middle High German is the form of the German language spoken and written in the High Middle Ages. It is usually placed in the period between 1050 and 1350. It developed from Old High German and then developed into Early New High German.

Codex Manesse 27v
A page of the Manesse Codex, written in Middle High German

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