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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Austria's new chancellor said on Tuesday he would press on with contentious plans to offer passports to German-speakers in the northern Italian province of Alto Adige, but promised to consult closely with Rome.
This book traces the interaction of Czechs and Jews, as well as German-speakers and other minorities, respectively Slovaks, in the Bohemian lands and in Czechoslovakia throughout the first half of the twentieth centuryua phase of accelerated nation-building/nation cleansing under various rulers with changing great power protectors (Austria-Hungary, France, Nazi Germany, and the Soviet Union).
The country has two major linguistic groups: The Dutch-speakers (Flemish), and the French-speakers (Walloons), plus some German-speakers.
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New figures released by Exit, an assisted suicide organisation in Switzerland, reveal that one in every five French-speakers and one in every three German-speakers opting to end their life are not suffering from a terminal illness.
They held up pictures of German-speakers (whether Aryan or not) who have changed the course of art and thinking.
The Nazis now stepped up their propaganda to German-speakers in Austria and Czechoslovakia and Hitler continued the build up of German armed forces.
Throughout Europe, you'll find it has different names: German-speakers call it 'gluhwein' ('mit schuss' if you add an extra slug of alcohol - probably because it's all downhill after that).
At the same time, a revival of academic interest in German wartime suffering, including the flight and expulsion of German-speakers from Eastern Europe, has provided a further incentive to revisit canonical texts.