The Linguasphere Register

of the world’s languages and speech communities

The linguascale

Change sector or zone

Geosector 0= AFRICA

Phylosector 1= AFRO-ASIAN

Geosector 2= AUSTRALASIA

Phylosector 3= AUSTRONESIAN

Geosector 4= EURASIA

Phylosector 5= INDO-EUROPEAN

Geosector 6= NORTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 7= SINO-INDIAN

Geosector 8= SOUTH-AMERICA

Phylosector 9= TRANSAFRICAN

52-ACB-ca. mittel-niederdeutsch


Hamburg; Bremen; Lübeck… (with usage closest to Lübeck, cf.modern Lübeckisch)

mittel-niederdeutsche schriftsprache, "standard middle low german", hansesprache.

used as an administrative and also literary idiom from c.1200-1650, based on the confederation of cities in the Hanseatic League.

subsequently submerged by [52] Hochdeutsch-F. (High German) as official standard language in North Germany.

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