Germanism


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a custom that is peculiar to Germany or its citizens

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He later claims that his rectoral address was merely a defense of the university, but the Germanism and voluntarism are more than apparent.
For a growing majority of Arabs, however, who came in contact with the vocabulary of Christian anti-Semitism and may have encountered vitriolic tracts like Wilhelm Marr's notorious Judaism Over Germanism (1879), the matter of Zionism began to seem less about religion and more about race, illustrating again the colonial origins of much anti-Jewish sentiment among Arabs.
The translation jumbles British and American usage, and the occasional Germanism is thrown in ('Minister President' for 'prime minister', for example).
From 1871 onwards, when Pan-Germanism was actively promoted by the now-united motherland, the Lutheran Church itself tended to confuse faith and Germanism.
Aroused by the example of Poland and the rise of Germany, Russian nationalists viewed with alarm what they viewed as the centrifugal influence of Germanism and Lutheranism in the Baltic region.
Pan-Slav identity of the Romantic epoch was conceived--just like Wagner's Germanism, the national awareness of the Scandinavian countries as Bedrich Smetana had encountered it in Sweden, and mutatis mutandis of all European countries--as having its roots in a supposed ancient common origin of all Slavs and a historical-mythical background, eagerly elaborated in authentic or less authentic tales of heroes, epic battles and erotic episodes sung by bards and rhapsodists and entering the historical memory of nations.
21, 60, 80, 110; Eskhult uses the Germanism "coincident case," while some German writers now use such Anglicisms as "Performative Ausserung") and the ingressive character of prefixing forms of stative roots (e.
Their anti-Bolshevism made them prey to the prevailing racist Pan Germanism (122ff).
The charge of Romanticism as Germanism brings out a certain redundancy in German Romanticism, a doubleness that doesn't really say anything yet cannot be reduced to a single term.