Meaning of Plattdeutsch in English:

Plattdeutsch

Pronunciation /ˈplatdɔɪtʃ/

noun

  • another term for Low German

    ‘The closest relatives to this language are Flemish, Dutch, and the Plattdeutsch dialects still spoken in Germany's Rhineland.’
    • ‘The term Plattdeutsch (sometimes translated as ‘Low German’) is used for the ‘broad’ dialects in the north and west.’

Origin

German, from Dutch Platduits, from plat ‘flat, low’ + Duits ‘German’.