German dialects – Mecklenburgisch

  In this third part of my German dialect series we look at one of the Eastern states in Germany. You may have thought that low German was only spoken in the northwest of Germany, but Niederdeutsch is spoken across the North from the West to to East, with lots of variations in between. So … Read more

German dialects – das Grafschafter Platt

Last month I started telling you about the Hamburger and East Frisian dialects, this month it is another low German dialect, the Grafschafter Platt. This post is possibly more of interest to myself than you, because I spent most of my childhood in Schüttorf, which belongs to the Grafschaft Bentheim and where they speak the … Read more

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