Berlin

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See also: berlin, Berlín, and Berliin

English[edit]

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The location of Berlin within Germany.
The Reichstag, the seat of the German parliament, is one of the most recognisable buildings in Berlin.

Etymology[edit]

From the German Berlin.

Pronunciation[edit]

(German city and state):

(US cities and towns):

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. The capital city of Germany.
  2. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
  3. A surname​.
  4. Any of a number of cities and towns in the United States, of which the largest are Berlin, Connecticut, and Berlin, New Hampshire.

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Berlin

  1. Berlin, the capital of Germany

French[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany
  2. Berlin, a state in Germany

German[edit]

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The oldest seal of the city, from 1253, bears the inscription SIGILLVM DE BERLIN BVRGENSIS (Siegel der Bürger von Berlin).

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from the Polabian stem berl- / birl- (swamp) + suffix -in. The place is first mentioned by this name in the late 12th century (as Berlyn). According to (incorrect) folk etymology, the name is derived from the Bär (bear) that is the symbol of the city.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard New High German) IPA(key): [bɛɐˈliːn], [bɛʁˈliːn],
  • (Berlinisch) IPA(key): [baliːn], [baliːən]
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  • (file)

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Berlin n (genitive Berlins)

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany.
    • 1800, Johann Paul Friedrich Richter:
      Berlin ist mehr ein Weltteil als eine Stadt.
      Berlin is more a part of a world than a city.
    • 1910, Karl Scheffler, author of Berlin: Ein Stadtschicksal:
      Berlin ist eine Stadt, verdammt dazu, ewig zu werden, niemals zu sein.
      Berlin is a city damned forever to become, never to be.
  2. Berlin, one of the current component states of Germany.

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References[edit]

  • 1999, Dieter Berger, Geographische Namen in Deutschland, Bibliographisches Institut (ISBN 3-411-06252-5)

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛrlin/
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧lin

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Berlin

  1. Berlin

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Polish[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany

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Romanian[edit]

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Berlin n

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /běrliːn/
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧lin

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Bèrlīn m (Cyrillic spelling Бѐрлӣн)

  1. (uncountable) Berlin

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Swedish[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin, the capital of Germany

Tatar[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin

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Turkish[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin