Berlin

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See also: berlin, Berlín, and Berliin

English[edit]

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The location of Berlin within Germany.
The Reichstag, the seat of the German parliament, is one of the most recognisable buildings in Berlin.

Etymology[edit]

From the German Berlin.

Pronunciation[edit]

(German city and state):

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Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. The capital city of Germany.
  2. One of the component states of Germany according to the current administrative division of the nation.
  3. A surname​.
  4. Any of a number of cities and towns in the United States, of which the largest are Berlin, Connecticut, and Berlin, New Hampshire.

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Berlin

  1. Berlin, the capital of Germany

French[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany
  2. Berlin, a state in Germany

German[edit]

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The oldest seal of the city, from 1253, bears the inscription SIGILLVM DE BERLIN BVRGENSIS (Siegel der Bürger von Berlin).

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Etymology[edit]

Possibly from the Polabian stem berl- / birl- ‎(swamp) + suffix -in. The place is first mentioned by this name in the late 12th century (as Berlyn). According to (incorrect) folk etymology, the name is derived from the Bär ‎(bear) that is the symbol of the city.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • (Standard New High German) IPA(key): [bɛɐˈliːn], [bɛʁˈliːn],
  • (Berlinisch) IPA(key): [baliːn], [baliːən]
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Berlin n ‎(genitive Berlins)

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany.
    • 1800, Johann Paul Friedrich Richter:
      Berlin ist mehr ein Weltteil als eine Stadt.
      Berlin is more a part of a world than a city.
    • 1910, Karl Scheffler, author of Berlin: Ein Stadtschicksal:
      Berlin ist eine Stadt, verdammt dazu, ewig zu werden, niemals zu sein.
      Berlin is a city damned forever to become, never to be.
  2. Berlin, one of the current component states of Germany.

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References[edit]

  • 1999, Dieter Berger, Geographische Namen in Deutschland, Bibliographisches Institut (ISBN 3-411-06252-5)

Hungarian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈbɛrlin/
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧lin

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Berlin

  1. Berlin

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Polish[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany

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External links[edit]

  • Berlin in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Romanian[edit]

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Berlin n

  1. Berlin, the capital city of Germany

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Serbo-Croatian[edit]

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /běrliːn/
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧lin

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Bèrlīn m ‎(Cyrillic spelling Бѐрлӣн)

  1. (uncountable) Berlin

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Swedish[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin, the capital of Germany

Tatar[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin

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Turkish[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin