Plautdietsch Wedabok Dictionary -

Plautdietsch Wedabok Dictionary

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This Plautdietsch dictionary is also the work of Professor Jack Thiessen.  

Note: This dictionary is available in 2 different editions; This version offers a cross-reference for those whose first language is German.

This edition includes;

Plautdietsch (Low German) to English

High German (Standard German) to Plautdietsch (Low German)

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 humour 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 Plautdietsch to High German (Standard German).

This dictionary is the definitive life’s work of Professor Jack Thiessen.   He dubbed this extensive labour 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!


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