Earliest recorded Germanic languages

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Earliest recorded Germanic languages
approximate dates, AD
early runic 200–600
Gothic 350
Old English (Anglo-Saxon) 700–1050
Old High German 750–1050
Old Saxon (Old Low German) 850–1050
Old Norwegian 1150–1450
Old Icelandic 1150–1500*
Middle Netherlandic 1170–1500*
Old Danish 1250–1500*
Old Swedish 1250–1500*
Old Frisian 1300–1500*
*Standard cutoff date for beginnings of modern Germanic languages.
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