Mundphantom

 

 

The German language ability to express the inexpressible explains why so many German “loan words” have been embraced into English: from Zeitgeist and Doppelgänger to Wanderlust and Schadenfreude.

 

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The entry is excerpted from Google Books,
“Schottenfreude: German Words for the Human Condition.”

 

 

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