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"Kein lieber Gott" - Westernhagen lyric ("Ganz und gar", 1987)

I'm listening to Westernhagen's self-titled album, and there's a line in Ganz und gar that I'm having trouble with, because my intuitions about kein as an article and der as a pronoun are pretty fuzzy....
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Etymology of "Mohn"

I am very curious about the etymology of the German and Yiddish word "Mohn", meaning "poppy", and, at least in Yiddish, "poppy-seed." Wiktionary suggests a long, meandering, and ill-defined history, ...
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Wie nennt man die kleinen "Wachhäuschen" mit religiösem Inhalt?

Manchmal gibt es ja zum Beispiel als Kreuzwegstation ein kleines steinernes Gebäude mit ein, zwei qm Fläche, welches dazu dient eine religiöse Abbildung einzurahmen und zu schützen. Im Osten sieht man ...
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Using the genitive form of Christus in German

I recently asked a question regarding the proper German translation of Jesus Christ. I was told that Christ was Christus, and the genitive form was Christi. So I would just like some help ...
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What is the proper translation/name of Jesus Christ in German?

I’ve seen Jesus (pronounced 'Yey-zoos, IPA: /ˈjeː.zʊs/) as the German name of Jesus ('Jee-zus /ˈdʒiː.zəs/), is that correct? For Christ (Kryst /kraɪst/), I’ve seen Christus (Krist-oos /ˈkʀɪs.tʊs/), ...
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Worin unterscheiden sich eine Kathedrale, eine Kirche und ein Dom?

Diese Frage wurde auch hier (auf Englisch) beantwortet: What is the difference between "Dom", "Kathedrale" and "Münster" Eine Kathedrale zum Beispiel wird ...
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