Is it Pennsylvania German, Pennsylvania Deitsh, Pennsylvania Dutch, Deitsh, Dutch, or Penn German? It depends on who you ask.
Are you a learner looking to improve at speaking and reading Pennsylvania Dutch? Hopefully you’ll find something here that’s useful.
Bite-sized tips and language guides on how to improve in speaking and understanding Pennsylvania Dutch. Also learn by doing with online worksheets.
Lastest Lesson Guides
- Noch vs NohchBoth noch and nohch can mean after. They also sound very, very similar. So how can you tell them apart and use them correctly in conversation?
- Speaking About LocationIn English, when talking about location, there are word combinations that naturally go together. Up here, down there. This is also true in Pennsylvania Dutch.
- Prepositions – diveyya, difunn, ditzu, difoahWhen to use prepositions like veyyich and diveyya, funn and difunn, ditzu, and difoah.
- Worksheet: Location and DirectionLearn how to use location and direction words in sentences with this language worksheet.
- When to Use ‘am’ With -ing VerbsWhen should you use ‘am’ in front of an ‘-ing’ verb?
- Eahsht vs S’eahsht vs SeahshtAll three words mean first. So what is the difference between eahsht, s’eahsht, and seahsht?