Some articles on german, germans:
... 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 ...
... 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 ...
... admiration for Hitler (for uniting Germans) and wished that the same kind of unifying figure could be found for Danes ... 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 "No ...
... 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 ...
... German Shepherd, breed of dog German (name), the given name or surname of several people Germans (band), a Canadian indie rock band ...
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:
“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)
“The German intellect wants the French sprightliness, the fine practical understanding of the English, and the American adventure; but it has a certain probity, which never rests in a superficial performance, but asks steadily, To what end? A German public asks for a controlling sincerity.”
—Ralph Waldo Emerson (18031882)
“If my theory of relativity is proven correct, Germany will claim me as a German and France will declare that I am a citizen of the world. Should my theory prove untrue, France will say that I am a German and Germany will declare that I am a Jew.”
—Albert Einstein (18791955)