Berlin

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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):

(US cities and towns):

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. The capital and largest city of Germany.
  2. (metonymically) The German government.
    • 2014, Simpson, Christopher, “three”, in Mark Crispin Miller, editor, Blowback: America’s Recruitment of Nazis and Its Destructive Impact on Our Domestic and Foreign Policy[2], New York: Open Road Media, →ISBN, page 79:
      The practical implication of this decision in the world of 1948 is clear: The United States would indeed support the veterans of the Vlasov Army, the eastern SS collaborators, and other groups that had permitted themselves to become pawns of Berlin during the war.
  3. A state of Germany containing the capital city.
  4. A surname​.
  5. A civil parish of the municipality of Seedorf, Segeberg district, Schleswig-Holstein, Germany.
  6. The former name of Kitchener, a city in the Regional Municipality of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada.
  7. A village in Chelyabinsk Oblast, Russia.
  8. A small town in Eastern Cape province, South Africa.
  9. The former name of Genevra, an unincorporated community in Colusa County, California, United States.
  10. A town in Hartford County, Connecticut, United States.
  11. A small city in Colquitt County, Georgia, United States.
  12. A village in Sangamon County, Illinois, United States.
  13. A ghost town in Johnson Township, Clinton County, Indiana, United States.
  14. An unincorporated community in Bourbon County, Kansas, United States.
  15. An unincorporated community in Bracken County, Kentucky, United States.
  16. A town in Worcester County, Maryland, United States.
  17. A town in Worcester County, Mississippi, United States.
  18. The former name of Marne, an unincorporated community in Ottawa County, Michigan, United States.
  19. The former name of Otoe, a village in Otoe County, Nebraska, United States.
  20. A ghost town in Nye County, Nevada, United States.
  21. A city in Coös County, New Hampshire, United States.
  22. A borough of Camden County, New Jersey, United States.
  23. A town in Rensselaer County, New York, United States.
  24. A tiny city in LaMoure County, North Dakota, United States.
  25. An unincorporated community and census-designated place in Berlin Township, Holmes County, Ohio, United States.
  26. An unincorporated community in Florence Township, Williams County, Ohio, United States.
  27. A borough of Somerset County, Pennsylvania, United States.
  28. An unincorporated community in Marshall County, Tennessee, United States.
  29. An unincorporated community in Washington County, Texas, United States.
  30. A town in Washington County, Vermont, United States.
  31. An unincorporated community in Lewis County, West Virginia, United States.
  32. A city in Green Lake County and Waushara County, Wisconsin, United States.
  33. A town in Green Lake County, Wisconsin, United States, mostly surrounding the city of the same name.
  34. A town in Marathon County, Wisconsin, United States.

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Noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. Fine worsted for fancy-work; zephyr worsted.

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Part or all of this entry has been imported from the 1913 edition of Webster’s Dictionary, which is now free of copyright and hence in the public domain. The imported definitions may be significantly out of date, and any more recent senses may be completely missing.
(See the entry for Berlin in
Webster’s Revised Unabridged Dictionary, G. & C. Merriam, 1913.)


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Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

French[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

German[edit]

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The oldest seal of the city, from 1253, bears the inscription [SI]GILLVM DE BERLIN BURG[EN]S[IUM] (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 Middle Low German 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): [bɛɐ̯ˈliːn], [bɛʁˈliːn],
  • (Berlinisch) IPA(key): [bɐ̠liːn], [bɐ̠liːən][1]
  • (Berlin, standard pronunciation)
    (file)
  • (file)

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin n (genitive Berlins, plural Berlin)

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest 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. (figuratively) Berlin (federal government of Germany)
  3. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

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References[edit]

  • 1999, Dieter Berger, Geographische Namen in Deutschland, Bibliographisches Institut →ISBN
  1. ^ “Peter Schlobinski: Zur r-Vokalisierung im Berlinischen. — Archived copy”, in (Please provide the title of the work)[1], accessed 5 February 2016, archived from the original on 5 July 2017

Hungarian[edit]

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 Berlin on Hungarian Wikipedia

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ ˈbɛrlin]
  • Hyphenation: Ber‧lin
  • Rhymes: -in

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

Declension[edit]

Inflection (stem in -e-, front unrounded harmony)
singular plural
nominative Berlin
accusative Berlint
dative Berlinnek
instrumental Berlinnel
causal-final Berlinért
translative Berlinné
terminative Berlinig
essive-formal Berlinként
essive-modal
inessive Berlinben
superessive Berlinen
adessive Berlinnél
illative Berlinbe
sublative Berlinre
allative Berlinhez
elative Berlinből
delative Berlinről
ablative Berlintől
non-attributive
possessive - singular
Berliné
non-attributive
possessive - plural
Berlinéi
Possessive forms of Berlin
possessor single possession multiple possessions
1st person sing. Berlinem
2nd person sing. Berlined
3rd person sing. Berlinje
1st person plural Berlinünk
2nd person plural Berlinetek
3rd person plural Berlinjük

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Norwegian Bokmål[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

Norwegian Nynorsk[edit]

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Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

Polish[edit]

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Berlin m

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

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Further reading[edit]

  • Berlin in Polish dictionaries at PWN

Portuguese[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin f

  1. Alternative form of Berlim

Romanian[edit]

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Berlin n

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

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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. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

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Swedish[edit]

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Berlin n (genitive Berlins)

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

Tatar[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)

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Turkish[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Berlin

  1. Berlin (the capital and largest city of Germany)
  2. Berlin (a state of Germany, containing the capital city)