Meaning of Low German

Low' Ger'man

Pronunciation: [key]
  1. the West Germanic languages not included in the High German group, as English, Dutch, Flemish, or Plattdeutsch. Abbr.: LG Cf. High German (def. 1).
  2. Plattdeutsch.
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