meaning of Bundestag

Bundestag meaning in Etymology Dictionary

German national council, 1879, from German Bundestag, from genitive of Bund "league, confederacy, connection" (linked to English band (n.2) and bind (v.)) + tag, virtually "day;" as a verb, tagen, meaning "to stay in seminar" (see day; additionally compare adjourn). Hence additionally Bundesrat, from rat, rath "council" (see browse (v.)).

Bundestag - German to English


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  • Lower House of German Parliament