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Kannscht Du Verschteh Pennsilvania Deutsch? Can You Understand Pennsylvania Dutch?

Kannscht Du Verschteh Pennsilvania Deutsch? Can You Understand Pennsylvania Dutch?

Sherdell A. Snyder

  • 1995


The purpose of this book is to learn to read, write, understand, and interpret Pennsylvania Dutch words. This book will help the reader recognize Pennsylvanian Dutch words and expressions that are used in daily conversations. This book is NOT intended to be used as a dictionary, rather it is a collection of Pennsylvania Dutch words with their English meanings that were gathered from many different sources. Includes an alphabetical listing of the English words (with PD equivalent), an alphabetical listing of the Pennsylvania Dutch words (with English equivalent), and a list of exceptions to the General Rules, which will help translators translate while reading. (385pp. Masthof Press, 2022.)