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16 English Words That Are Actually German (Part 1) Posted by on Mar 29, 2015

Guten Tag! Yes, it’s another Denglish post – but this time with a twist! We might get slightly irritated with the way the English language is manipulating modern German (and the various ways in which it’s doing it), but before we get too irritated, let’s take a look at how many German words the English…

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Denglish Pseudo-Anglicisms Posted by on Mar 23, 2015

Last time I posted about the ever-growing use of Denglish (or Denglisch, depending on whether you’re speaking German or English) on social media & websites. Since that post, by the way, I’ve been keeping an eye out for more Denglish on social media. Here’s an interesting one I saw recently: Danke für’s featuren! – Thanks…

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Denglisch On Social Media and Websites Posted by on Mar 15, 2015

Denglisch (German spelling) or Denglish (English spelling) is probably a term you’ve heard before. It is used to describe the mish-mash of German and English that is becoming more and more prominent in Germany. Using English words instead of German ones, or anglicising the German language in one way or another is now fashionable…

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Denglish: The English loan word “adden” in German Posted by on May 16, 2012

Some days ago, I posted a note on our Facebook-Page, saying that the German language has a new English loan word for the verb “hinzufügen” = to add, which is “adden”. The opinions about English loans in German were divided. Some were happy about this progress in the German language because now it is easier…

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