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An American dictionary of the English and German languages

containing all the words in general use ...

by P. J. Kunst

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Published by G.S. Peters in Harrisburg, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • German,
  • German language,
  • Dictionaries,
  • English language,
  • English

  • Edition Notes

    Added t.-p. in German.

    StatementBy P.J. Kunst ...
    The Physical Object
    Pagination2 v. in 1.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL25953164M
    OCLC/WorldCa37767749

    He believed fervently in the developing cultural independence of the United States, a chief part of which was to be a distinctive American language with its own idiom, pronunciation, and style. When my grandfather returned home from the front in World War Two, he became a firm believer in the unifying powers of Esperanto. An addenda section was added into cope with the constant influx of new words. Often it is a matter of historicizing language: to understand a law, you need to understand what its terminology meant to its original architects A signature sentence In the yearjust at the close of the revolution, I published an elementary book for facilitating the acquisition of our vernacular tongue, and for correcting a vicious pronunciation, which prevailed extensively among the common people of this country. The very first award went to the German fashion designer Jil Sanderwho is still notorious for mixing German and English in bizarre ways.

    At no time in its early! The dictionary defines the language of these materials in the context of their era and thus becomes a valuable reference tool to enhance understanding. Think of the Hessian soldiers, von Steuben, Molly Pitcher and all that. Activate your free trial and for the next 15 days, take advantage of the most effective method for learning a language! For instance, unlike "Anglizismus" in German, "Denglisch" usually has a negative, pejorative meaning.

    Definition While some people prefer Denglish or Denglisch, others use the word Neudeutsch. Vastly expanded, it covered more thanentries, and double the number of illustrations. We see this often between English and German and the result is what many people have come to refer as "Denglish. Although some people object to this, most German-speakers do not. Deutsch" because of the many Americans stationed in Germany who sometimes invented new words from German and English Germlish. At the same time they secured the rights to create revised editions of that work.


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It is in the areas of business and technology in particular that the invasion of English is most pervasive. As a result, users can learn new words and phrases easily and effectively and continuously improve their knowledge of English. Moose, maize and tobacco were among them.

In many countries, English language skills remain a prerequisite for social advancement and English is taught as the first foreign language in schools. The numerous picture plates added to the book's appeal and usefulness, particularly when pertaining to things found in nature.

Multiple definitions of words are listed in chronological order, with the oldest, and often obsolete, usages listed first. Following the publication of Webster's International intwo Collegiate editions were issued as abridgments of each of their Unabridged editions.

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A German business person may attend einen Workshop der or go to ein Meeting das where there's eine Open-End-Diskussion about the company's Performance die. It was the beginning of a publishing tradition that has continued uninterrupted to this day at Merriam-Webster.

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Definition While some people prefer Denglish or Denglisch, others use the word Neudeutsch. A closer look reveals several serious problems with this official-language story. Webster was born in Hartford, Connecticut in and, like many young revolutionaries, turned from law to teaching as a means of livelihood.

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The preface and headings were set in 4. While you may think that all three words have the same meaning, they really don't. By mixing wishful thinking with certain historical events in Pennsylvania, the Nazi-influenced Bund produced the national vote story. Language is the expression of ideas; and if the people of one country cannot preserve an identity of ideas, they cannot retain an identity of language.

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It was the first edition to largely overhaul Noah Webster's work, and the first to be known as the Unabridged. Initial reception[ edit ] From the beginning there was universal appreciation not only of the content of the Dictionary but also of Johnson's achievement in single-handedly creating it: "When Boswell came to this part of Johnson's life, more than three decades later, he pronounced that 'the world contemplated with wonder so stupendous a work achieved by one man, while other countries had thought such undertakings fit only for whole academies'.

However, a lifetime of struggle, and perhaps a year spent in England, had mellowed the old warrior. To add new words, they created an Addenda Section inincluded in the front matter, which was expanded in,and Even in that state, at no time did the number of German-speaking inhabitants ever exceed one-third of the population.

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