kultur

See also: Kultur, kültür, kultûr, and kultür

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EtymologyEdit

From German Kultur, from Latin cultūra, whence also English culture.

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NounEdit

kultur (uncountable)

  1. German culture or civilization, especially seen as authoritarian or racist during the period of world wars (1914-18 and 1939-45)
    • 1963: so much rot spoken about their inferior kultur-position and our herrenschaft – but that was for the Kaiser and the businessmen at home — Thomas Pynchon, V.

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NorwegianEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Latin colere (cultivate, nurture).

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NounEdit

kultur m

  1. culture

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SwedishEdit

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NounEdit

kultur c

  1. culture, cultivation (biological life growing under human control, the opposite of nature)
  2. culture, spiritual cultivation: habits, traditions, religion, knowledge, language, education (characterizing human life)
  3. arts, cultural affairs, endowments

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Related termsEdit

  • amatörkultur
  • bakteriekultur
  • barnkultur
  • finkultur
  • interkulturell
  • kulturanslag
  • kulturarbetare
  • kulturarv
  • kulturbegrepp
  • mångkultur
  • världskultur
Last modified on 28 March 2014, at 21:10