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Definitions of german

  1.   A social party at which the german is danced.
  2.   Of or pertaining to Germany.
  3.   A native or one of the people of Germany.
  4.   One of the people of Germany; the language of the Germans.
  5.   a person of German nationality
  6.   Of the first degree of relationship; of the same stock; nearly allied; natural: cousins- german, the sons or daughters of brothers or sisters.
  7.   Having the same parents or grandparents: used after the noun; as, cousins german.
  8.   A native of Germany: the German language:- pl. GERMANS.
  9.   The cotillion.
  10.   Of the first degree, as cousin- german.
  11.   a native or inhabitant of Germany
  12.   The German language.
  13.   A round dance, often with a waltz movement, abounding in capriciosly involved figures.
  14.   A native of Germany; the German language; related in the first degree; of the same stock or kin; germane. See Germ. Cousins german, the sons or daughters of brothers or sisters; first cousins.
  15.   A native of Germany; also the language.
  16.   of a more or less German nature; somewhat German; " Germanic peoples"; " his Germanic nature"; " formidable volumes Teutonic in their thoroughness"
  17.   The language of Germany.
  18.   of or pertaining to or characteristic of Germany or its people or language; " German philosophers"; " German universities"; " German literature"
  19.   Pertaining to Germany, its people, or its language.
  20.   the standard German language; developed historically from West Germanic
  21.   A native or citizen of Germany.
  22.   A native, or the language, of Germany.
  23.   The language.
  24.   Of or from Germany.
  25.   Of the same stock or parentage; germane.
  26.   Pertaining to Germany.
  27.   Pertaining to Germany, its people, or language.
  28.   A kind of round dance with many figures.
  29.   Germane.
  30.   Nearly related; closely akin.

Quotes of german

  1. Tom Arnold and I, we have a huge firefight scene on top of a German tank. I get to shoot 50 caliber rounds. We shoot a helicopter out of the sky. That's the only fight I'm in. – Anthony Anderson
  2. I must say to you that my intensions for instance doing German it is because Victoria de los Angeles is nothing to do with wanting to be like a German singer. – Victoria de los Angeles
  3. Naturally enough, I couldn't have foreseen the vast sea change which has come upon that scene as a result of German reunification and associated events. – Brian Ferneyhough
  4. I said to the German Ambassador that, as long as there was only a dispute between Austria and Serbia alone, I did not feel entitled to intervene; but that, directly it was a matter between Austria and Russia, it became a question of the peace of Europe, which concerned us all. – Edward Grey
  5. In effect, I was asking that if Russia mobilized against Austria, the German Government, who had been supporting the Austrian demand on Serbia, should ask Austria to consider some modification of her demands, under the threat of Russian mobilization. – Edward Grey
  6. The German language speaks Being, while all the others merely speak of Being. – Martin Heidegger
  7. I had the luck that my parents educated me in three languages. With my mother I spoke Dutch, with my father Italian, and in the school I learned German But my host language is Italian. – Michelle Hunziker
  8. There is nothing false or arrogant about German pride in German technical and business skills. – Douglas Hurd
  9. A university anywhere can aim no higher than to be as British as possible for the sake of the undergraduates, as German as possible for the sake of the public at large -and as confused as possible for the preservation of the whole uneasy balance. – Clark Kerr
  10. George Bush was for me the most important ally on the road to German unity. – Helmut Kohl
  11. Our thoughts fly therefore by themselves in this festive hour of our plant community, to the man whom we thank for the ressurection of our Nation: Adolf Hitler, the patron of German labour and German art. – Gustav Krupp
  12. Having achieved such signal successes in the east, Russia and Roumania being both disposed of, the German leaders planned a campaign designed to crush Italy. – Kelly Miller
  13. In particular, I studied German and Russian biomechanics. – Edwin Moses
  14. I could not have the honour of being a German soldier because of my imprisonment in the First World War. And in this world war the Fuehrer refuses to allow me to serve as a soldier. – Fritz Sauckel
  15. Today, for a Jew who writes in the German language, it is totally impossible to make a living. In no group do I see as much misery, disappointment, desperation and hopelessness as in Jewish writers who write in German – Stefan Zweig

Usage examples for german

  1. “ I demanded in English and at once repeated it in German – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  2. This time the German was plain enough and produced its effect. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  3. In 1726 a German named John Peter Zenger set up as a printer in New York. ” – A Short History of English Printing, 1476-1898 by Henry R. Plomer
  4. German is the only language I know that can do him justice. ” – Sunny Slopes by Ethel Hueston
  5. He wasn't of the same believing nature as the street- car people, and the German and others. ” – Ma Pettengill by Harry Leon Wilson
  6. He told me all I had told him from the beginning in German – Somehow Good by William de Morgan
  7. “ To please him she had upon her marriage given up drinking wine, which, for a German was considered a great sacrifice. ” – Project Gutenberg History of The Netherlands, 1555-1623, Complete by John Lothrop Motley
  8. “ " You don't seem glad to see me," von Sternburg said, in German – A Tar-Heel Baron by Mabell Shippie Clarke Pelton
  9. Before the War, and almost until the end of it, most Arabs believed in the German destiny. ” – Jimgrim and Allah's Peace by Talbot Mundy
  10. The German artillery was ready and intensified its fire. ” – The Story of the "9th King's" in France by Enos Herbert Glynne Roberts
  11. This done, she put the light back on the table, and going to the window, listened for the first sounds of the German advance. ” – The New Magdalen by Wilkie Collins
  12. The country was full of these American- speaking German square- heads." ” – The Son of his Father by Ridgwell Cullum
  13. This seems still more so if we compare the Anglo- Saxon hrafn, the German Rabe, Old High- German hraban. ” – Lectures on The Science of Language by Max Müller
  14. My hand takes the money, and it is not German money. ” – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  15. “ I tried him in German I tried him in French. ” – A Boy's Voyage Round the World by The Son of Samuel Smiles
  16. The lips once so warm under his gave him merely the formal German kiss. ” – The Love Affairs of Great Musicians, Volume 1 by Rupert Hughes
  17. As if any German could even begin to understand Tintoret! ” – The Marriage of William Ashe by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  18. “ Is that a German woman? ” – Strange True Stories of Louisiana by George Washington Cable
  19. Show me a German and Ill have a go at him as fast as you or any man. ” – Press Cuttings by George Bernard Shaw
  20. “ I am but a poor German scholar. ” – David Elginbrod by George MacDonald

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