Place Name DEUTSCHLAND

TYPE: Country
USAGE: German
PRONOUNCED: DOICH-lant  [details]

Meaning & History

Derived from the German deutsch meaning "German" (ultimately from Germanic þeudo "people") and Land. This is the German endonym for Germany.
OTHER LANGUAGES/CULTURES: Tyskland (Danish), Duitsland (Dutch), Tyskland (Norwegian), Tyskland (Swedish)
Entry updated July 2, 2017