What is German?

  • (noun): The standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic.
    Synonyms: High German, German language
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on german, germans:

Hamburg - Culture and Contemporary Life - Music
... The city's other well-known orchestra is the North German Radio Symphony Orchestra ... Since the German premiere of Cats in 1985, there have always been musicals running in the city, including The Phantom of the Opera, The Lion King, Dirty Dancing, and Dance of the ... There are German hip hop acts, such as Fünf Sterne deluxe, Samy Deluxe, Beginner and Fettes Brot ...
German - Other
... German Shepherd, breed of dog German (name), the given name or surname of several people Germans (band), a Canadian indie rock band ...
Austrian German
... Austrian German (German Österreichisches Deutsch), or Austrian Standard German, is the national standard variety of the German language spoken in Austria and in the autonomous Province ... The standardized form of Austrian German for official texts and schools is defined by the Austrian Dictionary (German Österreichisches Wörterbuch ...
Kaj Munk - Biography
... back to haunt him in later years, Munk expressed admiration for Hitler (for uniting Germans) and wished that the same kind of unifying figure could be found for ... turned to outspoken disgust, as he witnessed Hitler's persecution of the German Jewish community, and Mussolini's conduct of the war in Ethiopia ... Early on, Munk was a strong opponent of the German Occupation of Denmark (1940–1945), although he continually opposed the idea of democracy as such, preferring the idea of a "Nordic dictator ...
Kohlrabi
... Kohlrabi (German turnip) (Brassica oleracea Gongylodes group) is a perennial vegetable, and is a low, stout cultivar of cabbage ... The name comes from the German Kohl ("cabbage") plus Rübe ~ Rabi (Swiss German variant) ("turnip"), because the swollen stem resembles the latter ... Kohlrabi is a very commonly eaten vegetable in German speaking countries ...

More definitions of "German":

  • (noun): A person of German nationality.
  • (adj): Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language.
    Example: "German philosophers"; "German universities"; "German literature"
  • (adj): Of a more or less German nature; somewhat German.
    Synonyms: Germanic, Teutonic

Famous quotes containing the word german:

    A German immersed in any civilization different from his own loses a weight equivalent in volume to the amount of intelligence he displaces.
    José Bergamín (1895–1983)

    The German mind, may it live! Almost invisible as a mind, it finally manifests itself assertively as a conviction.
    Franz Grillparzer (1791–1872)

    I don’t want to shoot any Englishmen. I never saw one ‘til I came up here. But I suppose most of them never saw a German ‘til they came up here.
    Maxwell Anderson (1888–1959)