Some articles on words, german:
... Some Germanic loan words already entered the language in Late Antiquity or the Early Middle Ages, and are often found in other Romance languages as well ... Words more particular to Romansh include surs./suts ... Others were borrowed into Romansh during the Old High German period, such as glieud 'people' from OHG liut or surs ...
... This is a list of German expressions used in English some are relatively common (e.g ... a meaning substantially different from its German forebear ... English and German both are West Germanic languages, though their relationship has been obscured by the lexical influence of Old Norse and Norman French (as a consequence of the Norman ...
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“I really do inhabit a system in which words are capable of shaking the entire structure of government, where words can prove mightier than ten military divisions.”
—Václav Havel (b. 1936)
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—Albert Einstein (18791955)