Thursday, January 24, 2013

For no raisin

Except we haven't had a good list in a while. Here is a sample of German words borrowed/adapted into English. Like most lists they fall apart somewhere around Q or at the latest X.

Abseil
Alphorn
Ansatz
Biergarten
Bratwurst
Blitzkrieg
Crumhorn
Diktat
Dachshund
Delicatessen
Doppelganger
Eisbrecher
Eidelweiss
Frankfurter
Flak
Flugelhorn
Gesundheit
Gestalt
Glockenspiel
Hamburger
Handstand
Inselberg
Jugendstil
Kaffeeklatch
Kaput
Kitsch
Kindergarten
Katzenjammer
Lager
Lebensraum
Leitmotif
Muesli
Mitteleuropa
Noodle
Nein
Neanderthal
Nazi
Oktoberfest
Putsch
Pretzel
Poltergeist
Quartz
Rinderpest
Rucksack
Rottweiler
Sprechensang
Schadenfreude
Strudel
Stein
Spritzer
Takt
Urtext
Unheimlich
Uber
Volkswagen
Wiener
Wanderlust
Wunderkind
Zugzwang
Zweiback



No comments: