I wonder if there is word "Waltzmarsch" in German? What does it mean?
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There is no word that is written as "Waltz" (with "t" before "z") in German language. Only some people are named "Waltz" like the austrian actor Christoph Waltz who did get an Oscar 2 years ago.
But we have two simmilar words (both without "t") that might fit to a "Marsch": Walz and Walzer
ger: die Walz
In German language there is an old word, that nowadays is unknown to many people. It is "Walz".
When young people did learn a profession they had to travel around all over the country to exercise their jobs in manny different places. This time of traveling took some years, and the german name for this time is "Walz". Another name is "Wanderjahre" and the english translation is "journeyman years". There is the phrase "auf die Walz gehen" meaning that a young professional is marching through the country, practicing his newly learned job.
The German word "Marsch" is in English "marching", meaning that you are walking along a long distance with a rucksack and everything you need to live in that rucksack, and this is exactly what somebody does when he is "auf der Walz".
BUT: I never ever did read or hear the word "Walzmarsch".
ger: der Walzer
A "Walzer" is a dance. It comes in some different flavours like "English Waltz", "Viennese Waltz" and so on. And a "Marsch" is a type of musik (in englisch: "march"), invented by military to keep the soldiers walking in lockstep when they are marching.
But a waltz is danced to music that is written in three-four time. A march is written in two-four time. You can't dance a waltz to march-musik and you can't march really well when listening to waltz-music.
So maybee "Waltzermarsch" could be a crossover of waltz- and march-music, but I don't believe in this.
Not quite sure, but you could also have heard
It roughly means:
You probably heard "Gewaltmarsch" (literally "forced march"), which refers to when soldiers exert themselves more than usual in order to get somewhere quickly. In a figurative sense it is used, often with slightly negative overtones, for something done with force or speed.