High-german Sentence Examples
His German sermons, of which seventy-one have been preserved, are among the most powerful in the language, and form the chief monuments of Middle High German prose.
These singers, who, for the most part, belonged to the artisan and trading classes of the German towns, regarded as their masters and the founders of their gild twelve poets of the Middle High German period, among whom were Wolfram von Eschenbach, Konrad von Wurzburg, Reinmar von Zweter and Frauenlob.
The office of stadtholder is a proconsulatus, and the High German equivalent is Statthalter, a delegate.
In the iith century the German monk Notker Labeo translated the first two books into Old High German.
Another but less probable explanation derives the name from a combination of the old high German word uudra, meaning league, and bai, a Gothic word for both.Advertisement
The etymology of this last name has been much disputed, but there seems now to be little doubt that it is derived from the Old High German chara, meaning suffering or mourning.
The influence of Low German first, and High German afterwards, has had the effect of drawing modern Danish constantly farther from this early type.
The origin of this is the Old High German scirman, to fight behind a shield, scirm, Modern German Schirm.
Here Otfrid, who was a native of the district, completed (c. 868) his Old High German Gospel book (see German Literature).
The prose Physiologus was done into Old High German before 1000, and afterwards into rhyme in the same idiom; since Von der Hagen (1824) its various forms have found careful editors among the leading Germanists.Advertisement
The Homeric dialect has passed into New Ionic and Attic by gradual but ceaseless development of the same kind as that which brought about the change from Vedic to classical Sanskrit, or from old high German to the present dialects of Germany.
In many of the old Germanic languages, the word for man sounds very similar, for instance, Gothic wair, Old Norse verr and High German wer.