German

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German' (German: Deutsch) is a Germanic language spoken in Central-Western Europe, mainly Germany, Austria and northern Switzerland.

As a Germanic language it is sometimes considered a cousin of English. Much of the grammar for German is generally similar to English, but more complex, e.g. German still has a dative form. German speakers are often able to learn English well.

In German, all nouns are capitalised.

There are a number of cognates between English and German, mostly everyday words. Examples include

  • German Hund, English "hound", meaning dog.
  • German Hand, English "hand", meaning hand.
  • etc.