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Questions related to Mittelhochdeutsch or Middle High German, which was spoken roughly between 1050 and 1350 AD.

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When did it become necessary to place verbs at the end of a subordinate clause?

In Middle High German, the position of verbs after conjunctions did not follow the present rules. In which historical period were these laid down?
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Why do some words that are not inflected have an umlaut?

Umlaut marks are usually used to show that an inflection has occurred, that is the umlaut is a synchronic change. But some words with an umlauted character, such as Ärger, Hälfte, Käse, Lärm, März, ...
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Meaning of Middle High German "uñ"

In translating some of the Middle High German of the Carmina Burana, my edition (piano/vocal edition of Orff's settings published by Schott, 1996) has the following verse: Suzer rosenvarwer munt, ...
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Ursprung der stimmhaften Aussprache von <s>

In zahlreichen Büchern über historische Sprachstufen des Deutschen (z. B. Alt- und Mittelhochdeutsch von Bergmann/Pauly/Moulin) wird darauf hingewiesen, dass die beiden Grapheme <s> und <z> ...
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„Mandaliet“ in den Carmina Burana

In den Carmina Burana gibt es die Stelle: Mandaliet, mandaliet, min geselle chumet niet. wobei mandaliet manchmal auch als zwei Wörter geschrieben wurde. Ich habe sowohl gehört, dass das Wort ...
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