Das Bild Des Kaisers

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1892 edition. Excerpt: ...beftnben (cf. the French se trouver) is 'to feel' in such phrases as fi$ f$le$t befinben 'to feel unwell', ftcb wo$l beflnben ' to be in good health'. 6. gurden, m. 'prince', from gurft which is really a superlative (O.H.G. 'furisto') with the meaning 'foremost', etymologically corresponding to the Engl, 'first'. Compare the formation of ert, note to 14, 28. 8. SRitterfcjwft, f. lit. 'knighthood', 'nobility'. The abstract stands here for the concrete, SJitttetfcaft for SRitter, m. pl. The word Witter 'knight' is really the same as SReiter 'rider', in older M.H.G. both were 'ritare', 'ntere', in later M.H.G. the i of the word meaning 'knight' was shortened. The tt in SRitter is the result of a confusion of this word with the O.H.G. 'ritto' which also meant 'rider'. All are derived from the strong verb O.H.G. rttan, N.H.G. reiten 'to ride'. 10. grei$err, m. 'baron', lit. 'free lord'. The $ must be pronounced distinctly. 12. Jtaifer is a very early loan-word in most Teutonic languages from the Latin Caesar. The name of the great Roman (Gaius Julius) Caesar was adopted by later Roman emperors and applied by the Germans to the head of the 'Holy Roman Empire'. The Slavonic 'Czar' or 'Tzar' has the same derivation, while the Romance nations stuck to the Latin imperator 'emperor'. In Old English the word 'casere' corresponding to Jtaifer was the only one in use, in the Anglo-Norman period it was replaced by the French empereor, M.E. 'emperour'. 18. angreift lit. 'seizes', 'attacks', hence 'upsets'. 24. St ift geboren 'he was born'. 26. aufgettacbfen, scil. er ift (24) 'has grown up', 'grew up'. The perfect is frequently used in German for the simple preterite. On the other hand, in line 27, the imperfect roar is used where we should use the...show more

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