Pennsylvanie Dutch

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Pennsylvanie Dutch
Pennsilfaanisch Deitsch
Regions wi signeeficant populations
Unitit States, maistly Pennsylvanie, Ohio, Indiana, Maryland, Virginie, North Carolina, Wast Virginie; Canadae, maistly Ontario (Kitchener, Waterloo, Cambridge, Markham, Stouffville and Pickering)
Inglis (includin Pennsylvanie Dutch Inglis), Pennsylvanish
Lutheran, Reformed, German Reformed, Catholic, Moravian, Kirk o the Brethren, Mennonite, Amish, Schwenkfelder, River Brethren, Yorker Brethren, Pow-wow
Relatit ethnic groups
German American, Swiss American, French American, Dutch American

The Pennsylvanie Dutch (Pennsilfaanisch-Deitsche), cried as the Pennsylvanie Germans an aw, are a cultural group makkit by early German-spikkin incomers tae Pennsylvanie an thair descendants. This aulder uissage o the wird Dutch refers tae the German settlers, kent as Deutsch (in staundart German) or Deitsch (in the main byleid thay spak, Palatine German); hit daesnae refer tae fowk fae the Netherlands. Maist Pennsylvanie Dutch comed in the 17t an 18t yeirhunners tae the Americaes fae the Haly Roman Empire, whilk includit auries that were later tae acome Germany, Swisserland, an Austrick. Ower time, the mony byleids spakken by these incomers fused intae a lanerly byleid o German kent as Pennsylvanish, Pennsylvanie German, or Pennsylvanie Dutch.