Some articles on compare, german, compare german:
... Compare with German Antwort, Dutch antwoord ... Compare with German edel, Dutch edel ... It has only survived in the archaic gemot ('meeting', compare with Witenagemot) and yclept (with later form y-) ...
... German Eidechse, Dutch hagedis ... Compare German Tier, Dutch dier, Swedish djur, Danish and Norwegian dyr, Icelandic dýr ... Old High German antrahho seems to be a combination of ant (cognate of Old English ened) and trahho (cognate of drake), but the OED holds that the conjectured ...
Famous quotes containing the words german and/or compare:
“I am particularly interested in the indications that the people seem to understand and approve the necessity of pursuing the course that will prevent a further effort on the part of the German peoples to continue the struggle for world domination, even though they are thoroughly beaten in this war.”
—Franklin D. Roosevelt (18821945)
“Shall I compare thee to a summers day?
Thou art more lovely and more temperate.
Rough winds do shake the darling buds of May,
And summers lease hath all too short a date.”
—William Shakespeare (15641616)