Umbrella Day – Let’s talk all things Schirm — More than Beer and Schnitzel

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Umbrella Day – Let’s talk all things Schirm — More than Beer and Schnitzel

While we talk about root words and their meanings in both English and German, there is one root word in German that we know about, which is “Schirm.” First thing we think of with this word is Regenschirm, which means Umbrella. Yet there are dozens of other meanings of Schirm, especially when we add the prefixes to them. Anika Rieper shows you the origins and usage of the German word “Schirm.” Have fun reading about it. 🙂