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Pronunciation

Germània, /dʒerˈmanja/, /dZer"manja/

Proper noun

Germania f.

  1. Germany. Official name: Repubblica Federale Tedesca.

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Latin

Etymology

The name came into use after Julius Caesar adopted it from a Gallic term for the peoples west of the Rhine that likely meant “neighbor”.[1][2]

Proper noun

Germānia (genitive Germāniae); f, first declension

  1. Germany, ie. the land of the Germans

Inflection

nominative Germānia
genitive Germāniae
dative Germāniae
accusative Germāniam
ablative Germāniā
vocative Germānia
locative Germāniae

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References

  • Notes:
  1. ^ Schulze, Hagen [1998]. Germany: A New History, 4, Cambridge, MA: Harvard University Press.
  2. ^ "German", The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Etymology. Ed. T. F. Hoad. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1996. Oxford Reference Online. Oxford University Press. Accessed March 4, 2008.

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