"Dieser Berg ist höher als dein Haus."
Translation:This mountain is higher than your house.
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It has always been one of my favorite words to. I learned it from context in Germany, though, and still have to think twice to translate it. I learned a lot of German from breaking down their compound words. It made learning easier, but translation somehow more difficult.
Selbst means self and verständlich is related to the verb verstanden and means understandable or intelligible. In other words it's understandable in and of itself. This word itself was selbstverständlich without me ever having to look for the appropriate English translation.
The name »Nürnberg« comes from Old High German »nuorenberc«, meaning “rocky mountain”.
However, a modern folk etymology derives the name from »nur ein Berg« “only one mountain”, because the mountain on which the fortress is built (known today as »Ölberg«) is the only one in the area.
That definition was devised by the British and the US later followed suit. But both dropped it back in the 70s. They made a whole movie about it.