the Low German vernacular dialects spoken in northern Germany.
another name for Low German
“Low German dialect of northern Germany,” 1814, from German, from Dutch platduits, literally “flat (or low) German,” from plat “flat, plain, clear” + duits “German” (see Dutch). In contrast to the speech of the upland parts of Germany.
[plat] /plæt/ noun 1. a river flowing E from the junction of the North and South Platte rivers in central Nebraska to the Missouri River S of Omaha. 310 miles (500 km) long. /plæt/ noun 1. a river system of the central US, formed by the confluence of the North Platte and South Platte at […]
/ˈplatəˌlant/ noun 1. the platteland, (in South Africa) the country districts or rural areas
[plat-er] /ˈplæt ər/ noun 1. a large, shallow dish, usually elliptical in shape, for holding and serving food, especially meat or fish. 2. a course of a meal, usually consisting of a variety of foods served on the same plate. 3. Slang. a phonograph record. 4. Movie Slang. a part of a motion-picture projector, consisting […]
[plat] /plæt/ noun 1. a plot of ground. 2. a plan or map, as of land. verb (used with object), platted, platting. 3. to make a plat of; plot. [plat] /plæt/ noun 1. a plait or braid. verb (used with object), platted, platting. 2. to plait; braid. /plæt/ noun 1. a small area of ground; […]