Middle High GermanMiddle High German
the High German language as written and spoken between c. 1100 and c. 1500
Middle High German
High German from about 1000 to 1500.
- An ancestor of the modern German language, and was spoken from 1050 to about 1500. Some linguists prefer to use 1350 as the end of the Middle High German period, calling the period from 1350 to 1750 Early New High German.