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59 Cards in this Set

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Achtung
Attention!
Angst
dread
Anschluss
union
Bildungsroman
a type of novel concerned witht the education, developement and maturing of a young protagonist
Blitzkrieg
an all-out, overwhelming attack
Daschund
Weiner dogs
Doppelganger
a ghostly oduble or counterpart of a living person
Dummkopf
block head, stupid person
Ersatz
servign as a substitute, artificial, synthetic
Fahrenheit
degrees
Flak
antiaircraft fire
Frau
married woman
Fraulein
an unmarried woman
Fuhrer
Leader
Gestapo
secret state police
Gesundheit
interjection used to wish good health
Glockenspiel
a musical instrument
Kaffeeklatsch
a social gathering for informal conversation at wich coffee is served
Kaiser
German Emperor
Kaput
ruined; demolished
Katzenjammer
hangover
Kindergarten
school for kids age 4-6
Kitsch
something of a tawdry design
Kuchen
coffeecake
Lederhosen
leather shorts
Leitmotif
motif associated throughout a music drama
Luftwaffe
German Airforce
Panzer
armored unit
Poltergeist
a ghost orspirit that makes noises, knocking, etc.
Putsch
plotted revolt
Rathskeller
Beer garden or resturant
Rucksack
backpack
Sauerbraten
a pot of roast beef
Schadenfreude
satisfaction felt at someone else's misfortune
Schmaltz
exaggerated sentimentalism
Schnitzel
a [veal] cutlet
Spritzer
a tall drink made with chilled wine and soda
SS
an elite military unit of the Nazi party
Strudel
a pastry
Sturm und drang
a style or movement of german literature (impetuous manner)
Rathskeller
Beer garden or resturant
Rucksack
backpack
Sauerbraten
a pot of roast beef
Schadenfreude
satisfaction felt at someone else's misfortune
Schmaltz
exaggerated sentimentalism
Schnitzel
a [veal] cutlet
Spritzer
a tall drink made with chilled wine and soda
SS
an elite military unit of the Nazi party
Strudel
a pastry
Sturm und drang
a style or movement of german literature (impetuous manner)
U-Boot
submarine
Ubermensch
superman
Verboten
prohibited
Wanderlust
strong, innate desire to rove about
Weltanschauung
comprehensive conception of the universe and humanities relationship to it
Weltschmerz
sorrwo "world pain"
Wunderkind
wonder child
Zaftig
woman with pleasantly plum figure
Zeitgeist
spirit of the time