[ plaht-doich ]
/ ˈplɑtˌdɔɪtʃ /
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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
Words nearby Plattdeutsch
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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.Free Air|Sinclair Lewis
British Dictionary definitions for Plattdeutsch
/ (German ˈplatdɔytʃ) /
another name for Low German
Word Origin for Plattdeutsch
literally: flat (that is, low) German
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