deutsch

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German[edit]

the inscription "dem deutschen Volke" on the Reichstag

Etymology[edit]

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
    Meine Mutter ist deutscher Herkunft, aber mein Vater ist Österreicher.
    My mother is of German origin but my father is Austrian.

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