Pennsylvania Dutch A Dialect of South German With an Infusion of English
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Pennsylvania Dutch A Dialect of South German With an Infusion of English

By S. S. Haldeman
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Table of Contents
  • PENNSYLVANIA DUTCH.
  • NOTICE.
  • CONTENTS.
  • PENNSYLVANISCH DEITSCH.
  • CHAPTER I.
    • People—History—Location—Condition.
  • CHAPTER II. Phonology of Pennsylvania Dutch.
    • § 1. Use of the Alphabet.
    • § 2. The Vowels.
    • § 3. The Dipthongs.
    • § 4. Nasal Vowels and Dipthongs.
    • § 5. The Consonants.
    • § 6. Stein or Schtein?
    • § 7. Vowel Changes.
    • § 8. Dipthong Changes.
    • § 9. Words lengthened.
    • § 10. Words shortened.
  • CHAPTER III. Vocabulary.
  • CHAPTER IV. Gender.
    • § 1. Gender of English Words in Pennsylvania German.
    • § 2. The German Genders.
  • CHAPTER V.
    • § 1. The English Infusion.
    • § 2. Newspapers.
  • CHAPTER VI.
    • Syntax.
  • CHAPTER VII. Comparisons with other Dialects.
    • § 1. PG. not Swiss.
    • § 2. PG. not Bavarian.
    • § 3. PG. not Suabian.
    • § 4. PG. not Alsatian.
    • § 5. PG. is akin to several South German Dialects.
  • CHAPTER VIII. Examples.
    • § 1. Wiidǝr aa˛geschmiirt.
    • § 2. Wii kummt ǝs?
    • §3.
    • § 4. Anglicised German.
  • CHAPTER IX. English Influenced by German.
    • § 1. German Words introduced.
    • § 2. Family Names Modified.
  • CHAPTER X. Imperfect English.
    • § 1. Broken English.
    • § 2. The Breitmann Ballads.
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