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German Language and Culture

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The German language is primarily spoken in Germany, Austria, and Switzerland, as well as in some parts in northern Italy. Along with their customs and food, these countries’ cultures are intertwined with the language.


Inger is not a German word, regarding surnames it's a suffix. Family names in Germany developed during the medieval times. At first people had only a first name. In a small village where people knew each other it wasn't much of a problem. But later, when the citys increased and people had to...
Pi is in the German language also "die Kreiszahl".
Blei ist ein chemisches Element mit dem Symbol Pb (lat. p lum b um ) und der Ordnungszahl 82 . Es ist ein giftiges Schwermetall und steht in der 4. Hauptgruppe (Kohlenstoffgruppe) und 6. Periode des Periodensystems der Elemente. Blei ist leicht verformbar und hat einen vergleichsweise...
Depending on context, the English word lots can be translated as viel - wir haben viel zu tun - we have lots to do viele - viele Leute - lots of people, Loße - Loße ziehen - draw lots Schicksale, Charge, Parzelle, Grundstück
the "Sweet 16" party is not celebrated in Germany. This is aUS/Canada tradition. You can call it a Heranwachsender, which means"coming of age."
"dachsähnliches" is a form of "dachsähnlich" used with neuter indefinitive nouns, which is an adjective, "-ähnlich" is a suffix meaning "similar to" or "-like" added to nouns making them adjectives, while "Dachs" means "badger", so it means "badger-like". . Example: "ein dachsähnliches...
The German word for please is 'bitte'.
Your question is a little unclear. :( If you are looking how to greet peoplein German ere are some things that may help. Gutan tag- Good day Hallo- hello Guten morgen- good morning Hallo mine name ist- hello my name is....
It's not a question that you can ask someone. Ich mochte means I would like ein is the indefinite article meaning "a" stuck means a piece of kuchen is cake and bitte means please. "Ich mochte ein stuck kuchen bitte" is a sentence meaning "I'd like a piece of cake please."
The closest German word is dahindämmern. It means to be semi-conscious.
Namibia. However, it's no longer an official language.
It has come to my attention that this is "Pennsylvania Dutch" for"mischievous child".
Well, how do you get offended?
English: "efficient" is German: "effizient", "einwandfrei", "ergiebig", "ertragreich", "geschäftstüchtig", "gründlich", "leistungsfähig", "rasch", "rationell", "tüchtig", "wirksam", "wirtschaftlich".
None, but many dialects of German exist all over the world.
Mrs and Mr are English equivalents of 'frau und herr'.
It seems to be very Eastern European. My parents were Prussian and they had a version, the Mennonites here in Canada have a version as do the Poles, Ukrainians, Italian, Jews, Czechs, Bohemians, Romanians etc.. I would say however that the Poles and the Ukrainians are famous or them especially...
The German peeps went out and sacrafised a pikachu in houner of lord Jashin.
It's the same: Peter.
Vati is the German word for dad. it is prononuced far'tee.
There were several famous German Tanks. One of them was the Panzer, another was the Tiger tank, and lastly, the modern-day German tank is the Leopard II.
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Moritz and Maus are German surnames.
Ich heisse Haley
Yes, usually exchange students go to school with the student they're living with.
Languages spread from place to place as people who speak them migrate from place to place. Countries, or nations, get their borders established in a few different ways. The areas where people speak the same language might, for whatever reason, become different countries. The present-day borders...
It appears to be a fragment that means something to the affect: "...live in a dug hole or pit." I wonder if this was supposed to mean "Wohnen im Gruenen" ? A popular saying if you want to move out of town and live "in the green" ;-)
Thoughtful can be translated as: nachdenklich gedankenvoll umsichtig aufmerksam
they take much pride in there work ethics and there cars. they also are pride that they breed they famous German Shepard
If, by slidy, you mean slippery then German translations are: schlüpfrig rutschig glitschig aalglatt
Kaiser -Kaiserin = Emperor, Empress König - Königin = King, Queen Erzherzog - Erzherzogin = Archduke, Archduchess Großherzog - Großherzogin = Grand Duke, Grand Duchess Kurfurst - Kurfürstin = Prince elector, no English equivalent Herzog - Herzogin = Duke, Duchess Landgraf -...
Jacke, Jagdgewehr, Jahrgang, Jemand, Jeder, Jochbein,Johannisbeere, Journalismus....
Sit! = Sitz! (literally: Sit!) Down! = Platz! (literally: Place!) Heel! = Bei Fuß! (literally: At foot!) Attack! = Fass! (literally: Catch!
Angola uses the kwanza.
it's a german word that means roll, turn and slide.
Which day is it today?
!~♥~Easter~♥~!. And every day you don't have to work. :-). The next day (today is May 11) is Father's Day on May 21.. I added a link below.
German: Wo bist Du? Swiss German*: Wo Bisch? Wo Bisch Du? * There are four official languages used in Switzerland, German, French, Italian and Romansch. Swiss German is a dialect (stemming from German), and varys from place to place. This is a widely used translation, but wont be used...
some beers (Augustiner Bräu, Erdinger,...), Brezn, Schwarzwälder Kirschtorte, Schneeballen, Rote Grütze, Wiener Würstchen,... Sorry, translation is not possible because these products are only known by their original name.
If you mean how do you ask the time, you can say: Wie viel Uhr ist es? (vee feel oor ist ess) Or if you mean what is the time in Germany, it's GMT+1 so if in England it's 8pm then it will be 9pm in Germany.
German: "die Sterne" is English "the stars".
Schokolade Scho like in "SHOck", but the o is a bit longer ko as in "KOala" or "COca COla" la just the same as in "Dalai LAma" de like the word "thE", just replace the th with a D . Well...
There are 3 cities in Germany with the name "Frauenstein". For more information look under: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Frauenstein
Ordinal number: eins noun: einen (male) eine (female) eins (neuter) adjective: ein (male, neuter) eine (female) pronoun: man
The American state of Georgia is the same in German. The country of Georgia is Georgien , pronounced Gay-org-ee-en
It's a national holiday in remembrance of the day Germany was reunited and there may be festivals in some cities, but there are no real celebration traditions related to it.
Hej. Was ist los? It'd just be: Hay. Voss ist lowes.
English: "60" is German "60 = sechzig".
Also known as Weiberfastnacht, this unofficial holiday marks the beginning of the street carnival celebrations in a large part of Germany. Traditionally, the merrymaking starts at 11:11 on the Thursday before Ash Wednesday. It may be hard to find anyone at work after that time on Weiberfastnacht! It...
make a woman smile - eine Frau zum Lächeln bringen
at no time = zu keiner Zeit at no time = zu keinem Zeitpunkt at no time = nie
I'm not sure this is the correct answer, but I came to this site looking for info on my ancestors from Wiggenhall in the 1100's and 1200's--the Germunds, or Germondes. They married into the well-known Howard family of historical interest, who were the leading family of Wiggenhall for many...
Amigos para la eternidad.
The drinking vessels used at the Oktoberfest is called a Krug (jug). They are made out of thick glass and hold a litre of beer (a Moaß - eine Maß - lit. measurement) .
das Schicksal das Los die Bestimmung die Vorsehung
Großmutter, Großvater Oma, Opa
If you mean career , then the German translation is: Karriere Laufbahn Werdegang
yes, but some German Shepard don't like to water/swimming. it depends upon the dog.
His name Is Leopold Slikk.
High German spoken in central and south Germany, Austria and Switzerland. Low German is spoken in northern Germany and the Netherlands . Both High German and Low German are regional.
Deutschland. And the language is Deutsch
Bavarian Crown Prince Louis, later King Louis I of Bavaria, marries Princess Therese von Sachsen-Hildburghausen. The Bavarian royalty invited the citizens of Munich to attend the festivities, held on the fields in front of the city gates. These famous public fields were named Theresienwiese--...
The educational 'career' of a typical German child is: ?-6 years: Kindergarten 6-10 years: Elementary School 10-18 years: Secondary School The times vary, depending on when the child's birthday is and when it goes to school but that should be it +/- a year.
ANSWER Ihr is the plural personal pronoun, which correspond to the English "you". Example: German: Ich - English: I du - you er - he sie - she es - it wir - we ihr - you sie - they
Austrians speak German Österreicher sprechen Deutsch
Belgium has three official languages: French, Dutch and German. Belgien hat drei Amtssprachen: Französisch, Holländisch und Deutsch.
gaffendem . gailoh . gallat . gaggstatt . gaborone . gaffert . gailroth . galenit . gabeliger . gackerst . gabeltest . gähnenden . galant . gamont . gaildorf . gackernde . gablitz . gaffenden . galadiner . gansau . gailhof . gabeligen . gadamer . gackert . gabelnder . gafftest . gackern . ganser ...
You get these phrases with the application: . Which way is it to ? . We are lost. . Please take me to the airport. . How far is it from here? . Where is the entrance? . Where is the exit? . Where can I buy a ticket? . I would like a ticket, please. . How much is the fare? . How long is...
German. It was always Germain, even back to the 5th of 6th century.
Die Zeit Units of time: die Sekunde die Minute die Stunde der Tag die Woche der Monat das Jahr
One can't really compare the ages of languages. In this case there are various problems: . Latin is not a 'living' language and has changed relatively little over the centuries - because it's not acquired naturally as a mother tongue, but has to be learned consciously. . The Germanic languages, on...
Number 3 in the world and number 1 in Europe.
English: "the warmth" is German: "Die Wärme".
The German word for 'legs' is Beine.
The German equivalent of Kersten is Kerstin or Kirsten
Everybody who lives in Germany. German is the language of Germany. About approximately 82,468,000. people.
Liechtenstein is the smallest German-speaking country in the world. So there must be more than 90% which speak German. Read here: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Liechtenstein
English: "the canary" is German: "der Kanarienvogel".
'Sanke' is not a word in German. Perhaps you're confusing it with the word 'sanken' ( plural [they] sank) or the word for thank you, 'danke'. Other than that, I'm really not sure.