Kulturträger

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English[edit]

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Etymology[edit]

From German Kulturträger.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʊlˈtuːɹtɹɛːɡəɹ/

Noun[edit]

Kulturträger (plural Kulturträgers)

  1. Someone or something that transmits cultural ideals, especially from one generation to the next.
    • 2007, Perry Anderson, "Russia's Managed Democracy", London Review of Books 29:2, page 8,
      All this was demoralising enough for an intelligentsia that, whatever its internal disputes, had always taken its role as Kulturträger for granted.

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Kultur (culture) + Träger (bearer).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʊlˈtuːɐ̯ˌtʁɛːɡɐ/
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Noun[edit]

Kulturträger m (genitive Kulturträgers, plural Kulturträger, female Kulturträgerin)

  1. Someone or something that transmits cultural ideals, especially from one generation to the next.

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