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Compound word formed from the "der Deutschen Land" (the land of the Germans); der diutschin lant in Middle High German. Deutsch is from Old High German diutisc (of the people). More at Dutchland.


  • IPA(key): [ˈdɔʏ̪tʃlant]
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  • Hyphenation: Deutsch‧land

Proper noun[edit]

case singular plural
nominative (das) Deutschland
genitive (des) Deutschlands
dative (dem) Deutschland
accusative (das) Deutschland

Deutschland n (genitive Deutschlands, no plural)

  1. Germany (country in Europe)

Usage notes[edit]

The article is used, if "Deutschland" stands in a sentence as subject or object in a certain quality, in a certain point in time or period of time.


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