Low German(redirected from Plattdeutsch dialect)
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Related to Plattdeutsch dialect: Low German Language, Plattdeutsch language, Niederdeutsch, Niederdeutsch dialect
1. The German dialects of northern Germany. Also called Plattdeutsch.
2. The continental West Germanic languages except High German.
[Translation of German Niederdeutsch : nieder, low (from the lowland terrain of northern Germany) + Deutsch, German.]
the West Germanic dialects of N Germany, forming with Dutch a single dialect complex. Abbr.: LG