Plautdietsch-English Dictionary by Jack Thiessen     550 PAGES -

Plautdietsch-English Dictionary by Jack Thiessen 550 PAGES

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Thank you to everyone who purchased this amazing dictionary and the life’s work of professor Jack Thiessen. This dictionary is officially out of print and there are no plans for a future reprint. Due to limited supply, we are no longer reserving copies for local pickup and we only guarantee orders placed through our online order process. THERE WILL BE NO REPRINT WHEN THE REMAINING COPIES ARE GONE. ORDER YOURS WHILE STOCK LASTS.

Learn and achieve greater fluency of Low German within this beautiful and unique dialect. Plautdietsch is such an interesting and enjoyable language as it contains so many nuances of humor in its translation and individual interpretation. This dictionary is a great resource for young and old! Reminisce with the familiar Low German phrases of yesteryear or learn some new terms that you never knew existed. You’ll spend hours of sheer enjoyment with this amazing dialect of the Mennonite culture! Includes Plautdietsch to English and also English to Plautdietsch.

This dictionary is the definitive life’s’ work of Professor Jack Thiessen.   He dubbed this extensive labor of love, “his life’s calling”.  This revised edition has taken the better part of 50 years to be refined and readied for publication. We are fortunate that his life’s work has afforded us two editions, which were completed and became available in 2019. Today, these two Plautdietsch dictionary editions by Dr. Jack Thiessen are widely regarded as the largest and most complete and definitive Low German dictionary compilations in the world.   A limited number of copies were printed and are still available. These dictionaries are worthy to be considered a family heirloom for future generations. We still have a few copies. Get yours while stock lasts!  

550 pages, soft cover.

Note: This dictionary is available in 2 different editions; This version includes;

Plautdietsch (Low German) to English

English to Plautdietsch (Low German)

This version offers a cross-reference for those whose first language is English.

If your first language is High German (Standard German, Hochdeutsch) click the link below to view other edition.


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