Definition of Plattdeutsch in English:

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Plattdeutsch

Pronunciation: /ˈplatdɔɪtʃ/

noun& adjective

Another term for Low German.
Example sentences
  • The closest relatives to this language are Flemish, Dutch, and the Plattdeutsch dialects still spoken in Germany's Rhineland.
  • The term Plattdeutsch (sometimes translated as ‘Low German’) is used for the ‘broad’ dialects in the north and west.

Origin

German, from Dutch Platduits, from plat 'flat, low' + Duits 'German'.

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Line breaks: Platt|deutsch

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