10 German words used in English

English ‘borrows’ words from other languages such as French, Italian, German, Arabic, Hindi, Chinese and Spanish. Here are 10 German words used in English.

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10 German words used in English
  1. Kindergarten : a school for infants
  2. Zeitgeist : the spirit of the times
  3. Wunderkind : an exceptionally talented child
  4. Angst: anxiety, worry
  5. Uber: above (other things / exceptional)
  6. Poltergeist: ghost
  7. Doppelgänger : someone who is identical to another person
  8. Leitmotif : the main musical theme in a piece of music
  9. Kitsch : overly sentimental, vulgar,

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