Early New High German

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Early New High German

  1. The form of the German language spoken from 1350 or 1500 to 1650 CE, successor to Middle High German.
    • 2008, Kjartan Ottosson, in: Thórhallur Eythórsson (ed.), Grammatical Change and Linguistic Theory: The Rosendal papers, p. 352:
Table 13. -n generalised to PRES. IND. of the 3rd PL.
PRES. IND. [...]
Old High German c750–1050 nëment
Middle High German c1050–1350 nëment / nëmen
Transition period c1350–1500 nemen / nement
Early New High German c1500–1650 nemen