Some articles on german, germans:
... German Shepherd, breed of dog German (name), the given name or surname of several people Germans (band), a Canadian indie rock band ...
... 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 Kohlrübe ... 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 under the authority of ...
... 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 ...
... 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 ... 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 ...
More definitions of "German":
- (noun): The standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic.
Synonyms: High German, German language
- (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:
“The Germansonce they were called the nation of thinkers: do they still think at all? Nowadays the Germans are bored with intellect, the Germans distrust intellect, politics devours all seriousness for really intellectual thingsDeutschland, Deutschland Über alles was, I fear, the end of German philosophy.”
—Friedrich Nietzsche (18441900)
“How much atonement is enough? The bombing must be allowed as at least part-payment: those of our young people who are concerned about the moral problem posed by the Allied air offensive should at least consider the moral problem that would have been posed if the German civilian population had not suffered at all.”
—Clive James (b. 1939)
“Some of us prefer Austrian voices risen in song to ugly German threats.”
—Ernest Lehman (b. 1920)