German language

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Noun1.German language - the standard German languageGerman language - the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
Frau - a German courtesy title or form of address for an adult woman
Fraulein - a German courtesy title or form of address for an unmarried woman
Herr - a German courtesy title or form of address for a man
West Germanic, West Germanic language - a branch of the Germanic languages
Old High German - High German prior to 1200
Middle High German - High German from 1100 to 1500
Yiddish - a dialect of High German including some Hebrew and other words; spoken in Europe as a vernacular by many Jews; written in the Hebrew script
Pennsylvania Dutch - a dialect of High German spoken in parts of Pennsylvania and Maryland
Deutschland, FRG, Germany, Federal Republic of Germany - a republic in central Europe; split into East Germany and West Germany after World War II and reunited in 1990
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In addition to German, Standard Telecom has licensed eZiText(TM) in 23 other languages for use in any cellular phones or PDAs they manufacture.
In German, standard reference works include Gerhard Taddey Lexikon der deutschen Geschichte, (Stuttgart, Alfred Kroner, 1998, third edition), and the ever-growing Neue deutsche Biographie, by the Historische Kommission bei der Bayerischen Akademie der Wissenschaften (Berlin, Duncker and Humblot, 1953 - present).
By European, particularly German, standards, Alden's eccentricities--such has having Senta shoot Erik, thereby negating Wagner's theme of self-sacrificing love--have finally begun to appear no worse than yawn-worthy, especially in the face of a strong cast and supportive conductor.

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