Central German

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Calque of German Mitteldeutsch.

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Central German (uncountable)

  1. One of two major dialect groups of the High German language which is spoken primarily in central Germany, Luxembourg, easternmost Belgium, and southeastern Limburg (in the Netherlands); distinguished from Upper German by the preservation of Proto-Germanic *-pp- and *-mp-.

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Central German

  1. (not comparable) of the Central German dialects

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