ich dien

German phrase
\ iḵ-ˈdēn How to pronounce ich dien (audio) \

Definition of ich dien

 (Entry 1 of 3)

: I serve motto of the Prince of Wales

ich kann nicht anders

German quotation from Martin Luther
ich kann nicht an·​ders | \ iḵ-kän-niḵt-ˈän-dərs How to pronounce ich kann nicht anders (audio) \

Definition of ich kann nicht anders (Entry 2 of 3)

: I cannot do otherwise

ich-laut

noun, sometimes capitalized I
\ ˈiḵˌlau̇t\
plural -s

Definition of ich-laut (Entry 3 of 3)

: the voiceless palatal fricative sound represented by the ch of German ich that is phonemically often allophonic with the ach-laut

History and Etymology for ich dien

Noun

German, from ich I + laut sound

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