MEANING: noun: Social relations based on personal ties, affection, kinship, etc.

ETYMOLOGY: From German Gemeinschaft (community), from gemein (common) + -schaft (-ship). Earliest documented use: 1937.

NOTES: The counterpart of Gemeinschaft (community) is Gesellschaft (society), that is, social relation marked by impersonal ties, such as duty to society or to an organization.


DEMEINSCHAFT - what sie bringen der Coal up to der Surface through

GEMINSCHAFT - twin axles

GEMEINSCHRAFFT - these are MY candies!