Plattdeutsch

noun
Platt·​deutsch | \ ˈplat-ˌdȯich How to pronounce Plattdeutsch (audio) , ˈplät- How to pronounce Plattdeutsch (audio) \

Definition of Plattdeutsch

: the Low German speech of northern Germany comprising several dialects

First Known Use of Plattdeutsch

1677, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for Plattdeutsch

German, from Dutch Platduitsch, literally, Low German, from plat flat, low + duitsch German

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“Plattdeutsch.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Plattdeutsch. Accessed 2 Mar. 2021.

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