Some articles on german, germans:
... 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 ... Kohlrabi is a very commonly eaten vegetable in German speaking countries ...
... 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 ... The standardized form of Austrian German for official texts and schools is defined by the Austrian Dictionary (German Österreichisches Wörterbuch), published ...
... 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 ...
... German Shepherd, breed of dog German (name), the given name or surname of several people Germans (band), a Canadian indie rock band ...
... years, Munk expressed admiration for Hitler (for uniting Germans) and wished that the same kind of unifying figure could be found for Danes ... 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 ...
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"
Famous quotes containing the word german:
“She had exactly the German way: whatever was in her mind to be delivered, whether a mere remark, or a sermon, or a cyclopedia, or the history of a war, she would get it into a single sentence or die. Whenever the literary German dives into a sentence, that is the last you are going to see of him till he emerges on the other side of the Atlantic with his verb in his mouth.”
—Mark Twain [Samuel Langhorne Clemens] (18351910)
“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 (18971945)
“The German Reich is a Republic, and whoever doesnt believe it gets one in the neck.”
—Alfred Döblin (18781957)