American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition
- adj. Of, relating to, or characteristic of Germany or its people.
- adj. Of or relating to the German language.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Germany.
- n. A person of German ancestry.
- n. Any of the West Germanic languages and dialects spoken or originating in Germany, Austria, or Switzerland, especially standard High German.
- n. A native or inhabitant of Germany; a person of German citizenship or nationality.
- n. A member of the Germanic ethnic group which is the most populous ethnic group in Germany; a person of German descent.
- n. A member of a Germanic tribe.
- n. An Indo-European (Indo-Germanic) language, primarily spoken in Germany, Austria, Liechtenstein, South Tyrol, Switzerland, Luxembourg, and a small part of Belgium.
- adj. Of or relating to the nation of Germany.
- adj. Of or relating to the natives or inhabitants of Germany; to people of German descent.
- adj. Of, in or relating to the German language.
- From Latin germani ("the peoples of Germania"), as distinct from Gauls (in the writings of Caesar and Tacitus). (Wiktionary)
- Middle English, from Latin Germānus. (American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, Fourth Edition)
“Dutch is a version of the German Deutsch, meaning German.”
“Addressing the German public's concerns about what the effect on German finances might be if it helped Greece by agreeing to buy Greek debt, Die Welt said "it would have a negative impact on Germany's creditworthiness", and could end up "costing every German taxpayer an extra 40 euros this year".”
“Curators have chosen my video "THE VACATION" for this event, which is one of GERMAN CARTOONS a complete new production on recent German history and what is associated with German culture in general.”
“GUNTER PLEUGER, GERMAN AMBASSADOR TO THE U.N.: The German delegation this morning welcomed the report of Dr. ElBaradei and Dr. Blix.”
“(a German State) as an _internal_ question, as it ought to be decided on -- not according to the _German law of succession_, but according to the interests of Europe.”
“ During all the seven years that I lived in Vienna, I never had a heart-to-heart talk with any one of this upper group, although I was a member of the Austrian Social Democracy, attended their meetings, took part in their demonstrations, contributed to their publications, and some MY SECOND FOREIGN EXILE: GERMAN SOCIALISM times made short speeches in German.”
“I could not help muttering to myself," says Coleridge in his Biographia Literaria, "when the good pastor this morning told me that Klopstock was the German Milton, 'a very _German_”
“I perceive you are publishing a Life of Raffael d'Urbino: it may perhaps interest you to hear that a set of German artists here allow their _hair_ to grow, and trim it into _his fashion_, thereby drinking the cummin of the disciples of the old philosopher; if they would cut their hair, convert it into brushes, and paint like him, it would be more '_German_ to the matter.”
“My written German is terrible, but I love reading in German and I will try and track this one down.”
“A bad review in German is proof that I've REALLY made it, because I can thank my lucky stars that people in Germany are actually reading my book.”
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