Nation

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See also: nation and nâtion

English[edit]

Etymology[edit]

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Proper noun[edit]

Nation (plural Nations)

  1. A surname.

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowed from Latin nātiō.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /na.ˈt͡si̯oːn/
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Noun[edit]

Nation f (genitive Nation, plural Nationen)

  1. nation (community of people)
    Synonym: Volk
  2. nation (a sovereign state)

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Derived terms[edit]

Further reading[edit]

  • Nation” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Nation” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Nation” in Duden online
  • Wikipedia-logo.svg Nation on the German Wikipedia.Wikipedia de
  • Prowe, Gunhild; Schneider, Jill (1995) The Oxford Paperback German Dictionary & Grammar, New York: Oxford University Press, pages page 163