Engländer

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See also: Englander

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Etymology[edit]

England (England) +‎ -er (ian)

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Engländer m (genitive Engländers, plural Engländer, feminine Engländerin)

  1. an English person; an Englishman
    Sandras neuer Freund ist Engländer. − "Sandra's new boyfriend is an Englishman."
  2. (somewhat informal, accepted) any English-speaking person of origins unknown to the speaker
    Warum sind hier so viele Engländer?Ich glaub, die meisten davon sind amerikanische Touristen.
    "Why are there so many English-speaking people around here?" − "I think most of them are American tourists."
  3. (informal, proscribed) a British person (known to be from outside England)
  4. an adjustable spanner (UK) or adjustable wrench (US)

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