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Plattdeutsch

[ plaht-doich ]
/ ˈplɑtˌdɔɪtʃ /
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noun
the Low German vernacular dialects spoken in northern Germany.
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Also called Low German.

Origin of Plattdeutsch

1825–35; <German: literally, flat (i.e., lowland) German
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How to use Plattdeutsch in a sentence

  • You can talk Plattdeutsch something grand, as long as you keep the verbs and nouns in American.

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British Dictionary definitions for Plattdeutsch

Plattdeutsch
/ (German ˈplatdɔytʃ) /

noun
another name for Low German

Word Origin for Plattdeutsch

literally: flat (that is, low) German
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