"To niemiecka flaga."

Translation:This is a German flag.

February 13, 2016

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https://www.duolingo.com/Alexander577428

What's the history behind the Polish word for Germany/German etc?

February 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/mihxal

There are two hypotheses:

1) The name "Niemiec" comes from the word "niemy" (mute person, one who does not speak) - https://en.wiktionary.org/wiki/Niemiec

2) The name "Niemcy" comes from the name of Germanic tribe "Nemeti" - https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nemetes

February 13, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/hughcparker

Wikipedia's article Names of Germany has an interesting and detailed answer.

June 22, 2016

https://www.duolingo.com/chce_polski

Are they attacking Gdansk again?

September 1, 2018
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