Mar 07, 2019 · Der McDonald's Laden. McDonald's calls them McDonald's Restaurant, so "Das" is most likely, but "Der" seems to be more colloquial as in another forum 60,8% said they use "Der" and 39,2% "Das". Maybe because McDonald's is seen a person or place. Another example is "Der Aldi" as you can complete it as. Der Aldi-Markt / Der Aldi-Discounter.
Jul 14, 2019 · Just one example: The German last name Schön (beautiful) became Shane, a change that deceptively hides its German origin. Not all German first or last names have an English equivalent, but many do. We won't bother with obvious ones like Adolf, Christoph, Dorothea (dor-o-taya), Georg (gay-org), Michael (meech-ah-el), Monika (mow-ni-kah), Thomas ...
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Some forms of the Konjunktiv I are identical to the Indikativ: the form of the 1 st person singular and the forms of the 1 st and 3 rd person plural! Therefore, in such cases, one often resorts to the Konjunktiv 2 or to a construction with ‘würde’ to make it clearer.
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Muselmann (pl. Muselmänner) was a slang term used amongst Jewish prisoners of German Nazi concentration camps during the Holocaust (World War II) to refer to those suffering from a combination of starvation (known also as "hunger disease") and exhaustion, as well as those who were resigned to their impending death.
In modern German, Saarbrücken literally translates to Saar bridges (Brücken is the plural of Brücke), and indeed there are about a dozen bridges across the Saar river. However, the name actually predates the oldest bridge in the historic centre of Saarbrücken, the Alte Brücke , by at least 500 years.
7 As to type and token frequencies of German plural markers, different studies find similar tendencies (for an overview see Feldman 2005): -(e)n plurals show the highest type and token frequencies (around 50 %), followed by zero plurals and -e plurals, then -s, -er and umlaut+ er plurals (-s plurals with slightly higher type frequencies, but -er and umlaut+ er with slightly higher token ...
From Middle English nevew, neveu (“nephew, grandson”), from Old French neveu (“nephew, grandson”), from Latin nepōtem (“nephew, grandson”), from Proto-Indo-European *népōts (“grandchild, sister's son”). Doublet of neve and cognate of Persian نوه (nave, “grandchild”).(Received Pronunciation) enPR: nĕ'fyo͞o, IPA(key): /ˈnɛf.ju/, (etymological, less common) /ˈnɛv.ju/(General American) enPR: nĕ'fyo͞o, IPA(key): /ˈnɛf.ju/
nephew (plural nephews) 1. A son of one's sibling, brother-in-law, or sister-in-law; either a son of one's brother (fraternal nephew) or a son of one's sister (sororal nephew). 1.1. Synonym: neve (obsolete) 1.2. Coordinate term: niece 1.3. Hypernym: nibling 1.4. Hyponyms: fraternal nephew, sororal nephew 2. (archaic) A son of one's child.quotations ▼ 2.1. Synonym: grandson 2.1. 1567, Arthur Golding (translator), The XV Bookes of P. Ouidius Naso, entytuled Metamorphosis, Book 1, 2.1.1. Hir father many a time and oft would say my daughter deere, 2.1.2. Of Nephewesthou my debtour art, their Graundsires heart to chéere.