User:-sche/Low German

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Index of past and present discussions[edit]

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The issue of frs and stq is intertwined:

West Germanic has been, at all stages of its development, difficult to pull apart into discrete languages without leftovers. As Ernst Kausen wrote of German:

Die drei historischen Stadien — Althochdeutsch, Mittelhochdeutsch und Neuhochdeutsch — sind nur als Vereinigung von Dialekten greifbar, die verschiedenen Zweigen der obigen Klassifikation angehören.
The three historical stages — Old High German, Middle High German and New High German — are concrete only as unions of dialects which belong to different branches of the above classification scheme.