Plautdietsch word of the day: pluckijch

Plautdietsch word of the day: pluckijch

Pronounced: plook-iych

What it sounds like: an itch that you can’t scratch

What it really means: suspicious \ the appearance of hiding something \ to look guilty


Example: Peita new that he should not fill himself with sweets before supper. But he couldn’t resist having one of his mom’s fresh baked cinnamon buns. He just finished eating it when his father came around the corner. Hein look at him and said, “Peita, wou lat’et die zou pluckijch? (Peter, why do you look so guilty?)

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