Pennsylvania Dutch love

Pennsylvania Dutch

Definitions

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  • proper n. The Amish (collectively); those people of German origin who settled in the Pennsylvania area prior to 1800.
  • proper n. Their language, Pennsylvania German, a High German language descend from Palatinate German. (Not to be confused with the Low German language Plautdietsch.).
  • adj. Related to the Amish or their language.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. See Dutch.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. a dialect of High German spoken in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland

Etymologies

From Pennsylvania + Dutch, in the now obsolete sense of "German". (Wiktionary)

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