German ( Germans plural )
1 adj German means belonging or relating to Germany.
A German is a person who comes from Germany., n-count
2 n-uncount German is the language used in Germany, Austria, and parts of Switzerland. I heard a very angry man talking in German.
East German ( East Germans plural ) East German is used to describe things that belonged or related to the former German Democratic Republic. adj
East Germans were people from the German Democratic Republic., n-count
German measles is a disease which causes you to have a cough, a sore throat, and red spots on your skin. n-uncount
West German ( West Germans plural )
1 adj West German means belonging or relating to the part of Germany that was known as the Federal Republic of Germany before the two parts of Germany were united in 1990. West German also means belonging or relating to the people or culture of this part of Germany.
2 n-count A West German is someone who was a citizen of the Federal Republic of Germany, or a person of West German origin.
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