Plautdietsch (ISO 639-3 code PDT) is the language spoken by the descendants of of the anabaptist Mennonite settlers in Prussia in the 17th century. A majority of these Mennonites who today live in Mexico, Belize, Bolivia, Paraguay, Argentina, USA and Canada can not really communicate in any other language.This list is a forum for:* Developing a written vocabulary in Plautdietsch. * Documenting the various differences in usage, due to isolation and geography.* Translation to (and from) Plautdietsch.* Orthography of the Plautdietsch - as spoken by the Ooltkolnia.* Variations of the Molotschna dialect in the Americas, and the European dialects.* Documenting the grammar of Plautdietsch.Anybody interested in the Plautdietsch language - and learning to write in Plautdietsch - may join this list.Only subscribers may post to the list.
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