Old Saxon

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Old Saxon
Old Low German
Sahsisk
RegionNorthwest Germany, Northeast Netherlands, Southern Denmark (North Schleswig).
EthnicitySaxons
Era8th–12th centuries; mostly developed into Middle Low German at the end of the 12th century
Younger Futhark, later Latin
Language codes
ISO 639-3osx
osx
Glottologolds1250
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Area in which Old Saxon was spoken in yellow
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Old Saxon, sometimes called Old Low German, was a Germanic language. It was spoken from the 8th to the 12th century. It was spoken in North Germany.