Mundart

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

Mund (mouth) +‎ Art (nature, character), already used by Justus-Georgius Schottelius (also known as Justus Georg Schottel) in his grammars (1641, 1663) and by Philippus Caesius (1641). Cognate to Dutch mondaard and Low German Mundort, Mundaart, Mundart.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈmʊntˌʔaːɐ̯t/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Mundart f (genitive Mundart, plural Mundarten)

  1. dialect
    Synonyms: Dialekt; (colloquially) Platt

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Further readingEdit

  • Mundart” in Duden online
  • Mundart” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache