Definition of Plattdeutsch

1. Noun. A German dialect spoken in northern Germany.

Exact synonyms: Low German
Generic synonyms: West Germanic, West Germanic Language
Specialized synonyms: Old Saxon, Middle Low German



Definition of Plattdeutsch

1. n. The modern dialects spoken in the north of Germany, taken collectively; modern Low German. See Low German, under German.

Definition of Plattdeutsch

1. Proper noun. Low German ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Plattdeutsch

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Platonic dialogue
Platonic hydrocarbon
Platonic hydrocarbons
Platonic solid
Platonic solids
Platonic year
Platonick
Platonism
Platonist
Platonistic
Platonists
Platt National Park
Plattdeutsch (current term)
Platte
Platte River
Platte River penstemon
Plattensee
Platycephalidae
Platycerium
Platycerium alcicorne
Platycerium andinum
Platycerium bifurcatum
Platycladus orientalis
Platyctenea
Platyhelminthes
Platylobium
Platylobium formosum

Literary usage of Plattdeutsch

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In common with other Low German languages, Plattdeutsch is distinguished from High ... Within its district Plattdeutsch is generally spoken by the lower ..."

2. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"This territory reaches from the boundary of Holland eastward to that of Russian Poland, and comprises about one-third of the German Empire. Plattdeutsch ..."

3. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The Plattdeutsch accordingly went into decline, the issues from the press in ... But in recent times there has been a revival of Plattdeutsch literature, ..."

4. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The term " Plattdeutsch " occurs first in the middle of the seventeenth century. ... Notwithstanding many attempts to secure for the Plattdeutsch a place in ..."

5. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Plattdeutsch accordingly went into decline, the issues from the press in ... But in recent times there has been a revival of Plattdeutsch literature, ..."

6. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"A Plattdeutsch dialect poet; born at Greifswald, Jan. 3, 1838. Among his Plattdeutsch lays are : « Mirror of Pomerania • From Every Age' ..."

7. The New International Encyclopædia by Daniel Colt Gilman, Harry Thurston Peck, Frank Moore Colby (1903)
"In common with other Low German languages, Plattdeutsch is distinguished from High ... Within its district Plattdeutsch is generally spoken by the lower ..."

8. The World Book: Organized Knowledge in Story and Picture edited by Michael Vincent O'Shea, Ellsworth D. Foster, George Herbert Locke (1918)
"This territory reaches from the boundary of Holland eastward to that of Russian Poland, and comprises about one-third of the German Empire. Plattdeutsch ..."

9. The Americana: A Universal Reference Library, Comprising the Arts and ...edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines edited by Frederick Converse Beach, George Edwin Rines (1912)
"The Plattdeutsch accordingly went into decline, the issues from the press in ... But in recent times there has been a revival of Plattdeutsch literature, ..."

10. Appleton's New Practical Cyclopedia: A New Work of Reference Based Upon the edited by Marcus Benjamin, Arthur Elmore Bostwick, Gerald Van Casteel, George Jotham Hagar (1920)
"The term " Plattdeutsch " occurs first in the middle of the seventeenth century. ... Notwithstanding many attempts to secure for the Plattdeutsch a place in ..."

11. The Encyclopedia Americana: A Library of Universal Knowledge (1919)
"The Plattdeutsch accordingly went into decline, the issues from the press in ... But in recent times there has been a revival of Plattdeutsch literature, ..."

12. Library of the World's Best Literature, Ancient and Modern by Charles Dudley Warner, Hamilton Wright Mabie, Lucia Isabella Gilbert Runkle, George H Warner (1902)
"A Plattdeutsch dialect poet; born at Greifswald, Jan. 3, 1838. Among his Plattdeutsch lays are : « Mirror of Pomerania • From Every Age' ..."

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