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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But in spite of the elegant terms and good accent of the narrator, the German language had no success.
I desired to learn the German language; so did Harris.
He (Herr Boschen) said it was generally acknowledged to be one of the most tragic and pathetic songs in the German language.
"Balzempleu!" said the Swiss, who, notwithstanding the admirable collection of oaths possessed by the German language, had acquired a habit of swearing in French.
He was the interpreter for the party; having a good military knowledge of the German language, and he and the delighted George fought the campaigns of the Rhine and the Palatinate.
I was gradually coming to have a mysterious and shuddery reverence for this girl; nowadays whenever she pulled out from the station and got her train fairly started on one of those horizonless transcontinental sentences of hers, it was borne in upon me that I was standing in the awful presence of the Mother of the German Language. I was so impressed with this, that sometimes when she began to empty one of these sen- tences on me I unconsciously took the very attitude of reverence, and stood uncovered; and if words had been water, I had been drowned, sure.
Also, he demanded to know why young Ward had always posed as being profoundly ignorant of the German language. And Ward could neither explain his ignorance nor lend the book.
Then the German alliance still struggled to achieve its dream of imperial expansion, and its imposition of the German language upon a forcibly united Europe.
In the 1984-1985 season, it was the play with the most performances on German language stages more than 500 times.
Aligonza said qualified applicants will be provided a two-month German language training by the employer for free starting in November.
The document was inked by Dean of the Faculty of Manouba Abdessalem Aissaoui and German Ambassador in Tunis Andreas Reinicke, in the presence of professors and students of the German Language department at the faculty.