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Plautdietsch/English Glossary of Causes of Death and other Archaic Medical Terms

Plautdietsch Term

English Translation

Aufdrief

Abortion

Aunfaul

Seizure, Stroke

Aunstekjende Krankheit

Plague, Infectious disease, Epidemic

Aunstekjung

Infection

Aunstoot

Epilepsy, Catalepsy, Convulsions

Austma

Asthma

Bleiwa Hoost

Whooping cough

Blintdoarmentsindung

Appendicitis

Blintdoarmfe'jeftung

Peritonitis

Bloot fe'jeftinj

Blood poisoning

Braunt

Fire, Ergot, Gangrene, Fever

Brennende Sood

Dyspepsia, Heartburn

Bruch

Hernia, Rupture

Defte'rie

Diphtheria

Derjchfaul

Dysentery, Diarrhea

Doot jebuare

Stillborn

Ellaschwackheit

Senility

En’tsindung

Inflammation

Feeba

Fever, Ague

Feitsdauns

St Vitus dance

Fe'täaring

Tuberculosis

Fe'täarinj

Consumption, Emaciation, Phthisis

Flakjfeeba

Spotted fever

Flät

Lumbago

Gaulesteen

Gall stone

Gaulsocht

Jaundice

Gaulsucht

Jaundice

Haulskrankheit

Diphtheria, Quinsy

Hekjsenschuss

Sciatica

Hoatschlach

Heart attack

Hoost

Cough

Hunjskrankheit

Distemper

Hütütschlach

Eczema, Skin rash

Jäle Socht

Hepatitis, Jaundice

Je'schwäa

Abscess, Festering boil

Je'schwollne Hoagdreese

Mumps

Je'schwollst

Swelling, Tumor

Je'wauss

Tumor, Growth

Jijcht

Gout

Jrip

Influenza

Jripp

Flu

Ka'toa

Catarrh

Kjalle

Chilblains

Kjinjamort

Infanticide

kjnäakjsch

Feeble, Frail, Infirm

Kjräft

Cancer

krank

Ill, Sick

Krankheit

Disease, Illness, Sickness

Kraump

Cramp, Spasm

Lämung

Paralysis, Palsy

Loftruaentsindung

Bronchitis

Lungenentsindung

Pleurisy, Pneumonia

Mülkraump

Tetanus

Narfe Weedoag

Neuralgia

Narfenentsindung

Neuritis

Nearesteen

Kidney stone

Noaw

Scar, Cicatrix

Odaentsindung

Phlebitis

Onnjlekj

Misfortune, Accident

Onnräajelmässijchkjeit

Constipation

Peatskrankheit

Glanders

Pekjel

Abscess, Pimple, Acne

Rietinj

Arthritis, Rheumatism

Rigjstrank Entssindunk

Meningitis

Rooda ütschlach

Erysipelas

Roof

Cicatrix, Scab

Roos

Erysipelas, Shingles

Rots

Glanders

Saumpfeeba

Malaria, Swamp fever

Schieta'rie

Diarrhea

Schoarlock Feeba

Scarlet fever

Schwäa

Tumor, Ulcer, Abscess, Canker

Schwackheit

Weakness, Frailty, Infirmity, Feebleness

Schwindsucht

Tuberculosis, Consumption

Sea bleede

Hemorrhage

Stekje

Suffocate, Asphyxiate

Stelpomm

Miscarriage

Wintpocke

Chickenpox

Wotasocht

Dropsy

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