deutsch

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German[edit]

the inscription "dem deutschen Volke" on the Reichstag

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From Old High German diutisk, diutisc (popular, vernacular), from Proto-Germanic *þiudiskaz (of the people, popular), an adjective from Proto-Germanic *þeudō (people) (compare Old English þeod), from Proto-Indo-European *tewtéh₂. Compare Dutch Diets, Duits, Low German Düütsch. See also Dutch.

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deutsch (comparative deutscher, superlative am deutschesten)

  1. German: of or pertaining to the German people
    Meine Mutter ist deutscher Herkunft, aber mein Vater ist Schwede.
    My mother is of German origin but my father is a Swede.
  2. German: of or pertaining to Germany
    der deutsche Außenministerdas deutsche Patentamt
    the German foreign ministerthe German patent office
  3. German: of or pertaining to the German language
    ein paar deutsche Wörter
    a few German words

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