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- German dialects : Dialect dominated by the geographical spread of the High German consonant shift, and the dialect continuum that connects the German with the Dutch language.
- German language : A West-Germanic language, the official language of Germany, Austria and Liechtenstein, one of several official languages in Switzerland and Belgium, and also spoken in Italy and Denmark.
- Hildebrandslied : Medieval German heroic poem about the tragic meeting of father and son in combat
- Old High German : The earliest recorded historical stage of development of those central and southern dialects of German that participated in the Second or High German Consonant Shift and which came to form the basis for Modern Standard High German.
- Second Consonant Shift : A sound change that took place in around AD 500 and which affected the southern or High German dialects. In these dialects initial, medial, and final West-Germanic */p, t, k/ shifted to fricatives and affricates.