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- Arne (name) : Meaning and origin of the Germanic and Greek name Arne.
- Bread : A kind of food made from heated dough.
- 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
- Leech : Annelids of the class Hirudinea, characterized by a cylindrical or slightly flattened body with suckers at either end for attaching to prey and drawing blood.
- Middle High German : Period in the history of the German language between 1100 and 1400, which is preceded by Old High German and followed by Early New 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.