What is German?

  • (adj): Of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language.
    Example: "German philosophers"; "German universities"; "German literature"
    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 Vampires ... There are German hip hop acts, such as Fünf Sterne deluxe, Samy Deluxe, Beginner and Fettes Brot ...
Kaj Munk - Biography
... came 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 Danes ... 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" who should ...
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, hence its Austrian name Kohlr ... Kohlrabi is a very commonly eaten vegetable in German speaking countries ...
Austrian German
... Austrian German (German Österreichisches Deutsch), or Austrian Standard German, is the national standard variety of the German language spoken in Austria ... The standardized form of Austrian German for official texts and schools is defined by the Austrian Dictionary (German Österreichisches Wörterbuch), published under the authority of the Austrian Federal ...
German - Other
... German Shepherd, breed of dog German (name), the given name or surname of several people Germans (band), a Canadian indie rock band ...

More definitions of "German":

  • (noun): A person of German nationality.
  • (adj): Of a more or less German nature; somewhat German.
    Synonyms: Germanic, Teutonic

Famous quotes containing the word german:

    Seventeen hundred and fifty-five.
    Georgius Secundus was then alive,—
    Snuffy old drone from the German hive.
    Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (1809–1894)

    Should the German people lay down their arms, the Soviets ... would occupy all eastern and south-eastern Europe together with the greater part of the Reich. Over all this territory, which with the Soviet Union included, would be of enormous extent, an iron curtain would at once descend.
    Joseph Goebbels (1897–1945)

    Everything ponderous, viscous, and solemnly clumsy, all long- winded and boring types of style are developed in profuse variety among Germans—forgive me the fact that even Goethe’s prose, in its mixture of stiffness and elegance, is no exception, being a reflection of the “good old time” to which it belongs, and a reflection of German taste at a time when there still was a “German taste”Ma rococo taste in moribus et artibus.
    Friedrich Nietzsche (1844–1900)