Arier

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See also: arier and Arıer

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From Sanskrit आर्य (ārya, noble). More at Aryan.

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Arier m (genitive Ariers, plural Arier, feminine Arierin)

  1. (ethnography, archaic) Aryan (member of the Caucasian or Indo-European people)
    • 1853, Die alt-arische grundlage des Nibelungenliedes, in: Zeitschrift für deutsche Mythologie und Sittenkunde vol. I, p. 113:
      Die indischen Arier machen bereits den für die auffaßung unserer deutschen litteratur so wichtig gewordenen unterschied des volksepos und des kunstepos.
  2. (Nazism) Aryan (member of an alleged master race, usually defined as non-Jewish whites)

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