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Meaning of "umwelt" in the English dictionary

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ETYMOLOGY OF THE WORD UMWELT

From German Umwelt environment.
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Etymology is the study of the origin of words and their changes in structure and significance.
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PRONUNCIATION OF UMWELT

umwelt  [ˈʊmvɛlt] play
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GRAMMATICAL CATEGORY OF UMWELT

noun
adjective
verb
adverb
pronoun
preposition
conjunction
determiner
exclamation
Umwelt is a noun.
A noun is a type of word the meaning of which determines reality. Nouns provide the names for all things: people, objects, sensations, feelings, etc.

WHAT DOES UMWELT MEAN IN ENGLISH?

umwelt

Umwelt

In the semiotic theories of Jakob von Uexküll and Thomas A. Sebeok, umwelt is the "biological foundations that lie at the very epicenter of the study of both communication and signification in the human animal." The term is usually translated as "self-centered world". Uexküll theorised that organisms can have different umwelten, even though they share the same environment. The subject of umwelt and Uexküll's work is described by Dorion Sagan in an introduction to a collection of translations.

Definition of umwelt in the English dictionary

The definition of umwelt in the dictionary is the environmental factors, collectively, that are capable of affecting the behaviour of an animal or individual.

WORDS THAT RHYME WITH UMWELT


backveld
ˈbækˌvɛlt
belt
bɛlt
celt
sɛlt
dealt
dɛlt
delt
dɛlt
felt
fɛlt
heartfelt
ˈhɑːtˌfɛlt
kelt
kɛlt
Lagerfeld
ˈlɑːɡəˌfɛlt
melt
mɛlt
Oldenbarneveldt
ˌɒldənˈbɑːnəˌvɛlt
pelt
pɛlt
Roosevelt
ˈrəʊzəˌvɛlt
smelt
smɛlt
snowmelt
ˈsnəʊˌmɛlt
spelt
spɛlt
Sunbelt
ˈsʌnˌbɛlt
svelte
svɛlt
veld
fɛlt
welt
wɛlt

WORDS THAT BEGIN LIKE UMWELT

umlaut
umlungu
Ummah
ump
umpie
umpies
umpirage
umpire
umpireship
umpteen
umpteenth
umpy
umquhile
Umtali
Umtata
umu
UMW
UN
un poco
un-American

WORDS THAT END LIKE UMWELT

asteroid belt
black belt
brown belt
conveyor belt
dwelt
endless belt
fold-and-thrust belt
garter belt
gelt
green belt
Hasselt
indwelt
misspelt
roofing felt
safety belt
seat belt
suspender belt
swelt
the Bible Belt
the black belt

Synonyms and antonyms of umwelt in the English dictionary of synonyms

SYNONYMS

Translation of «umwelt» into 25 languages

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TRANSLATION OF UMWELT

Find out the translation of umwelt to 25 languages with our English multilingual translator.
The translations of umwelt from English to other languages presented in this section have been obtained through automatic statistical translation; where the essential translation unit is the word «umwelt» in English.

Translator English - Chinese

UMWELT
1,325 millions of speakers

Translator English - Spanish

umwelt
570 millions of speakers

English

umwelt
510 millions of speakers

Translator English - Hindi

UMWELT
380 millions of speakers
ar

Translator English - Arabic

UMWELT
280 millions of speakers

Translator English - Russian

Umwelt
278 millions of speakers

Translator English - Portuguese

umwelt
270 millions of speakers

Translator English - Bengali

umwelt
260 millions of speakers

Translator English - French

umwelt
220 millions of speakers

Translator English - Malay

Umwelt
190 millions of speakers

Translator English - German

umwelt
180 millions of speakers

Translator English - Japanese

UMWELT
130 millions of speakers

Translator English - Korean

UMWELT
85 millions of speakers

Translator English - Javanese

Umwelt
85 millions of speakers
vi

Translator English - Vietnamese

umwelt
80 millions of speakers

Translator English - Tamil

umwelt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Marathi

Umwelt
75 millions of speakers

Translator English - Turkish

umwelt
70 millions of speakers

Translator English - Italian

Umwelt
65 millions of speakers

Translator English - Polish

Umwelt
50 millions of speakers

Translator English - Ukrainian

Umwelt
40 millions of speakers

Translator English - Romanian

Umwelt
30 millions of speakers
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Translator English - Greek

umwelt
15 millions of speakers
af

Translator English - Afrikaans

Umwelt
14 millions of speakers
sv

Translator English - Swedish

Umwelt
10 millions of speakers
no

Translator English - Norwegian

Umwelt
5 millions of speakers

Trends of use of umwelt

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TENDENCIES OF USE OF THE TERM «UMWELT»

The term «umwelt» is very widely used and occupies the 12.536 position in our list of most widely used terms in the English dictionary.
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FREQUENCY OF USE OF THE TERM «UMWELT» OVER TIME

The graph expresses the annual evolution of the frequency of use of the word «umwelt» during the past 500 years. Its implementation is based on analysing how often the term «umwelt» appears in digitalised printed sources in English between the year 1500 and the present day.

Examples of use in the English literature, quotes and news about umwelt

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10 ENGLISH BOOKS RELATING TO «UMWELT»

Discover the use of umwelt in the following bibliographical selection. Books relating to umwelt and brief extracts from same to provide context of its use in English literature.
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Neurobiology of "Umwelt": How Living Beings Perceive the World
At the beginning of the 20th century, German biologist Jakob von Uexküll created the concept of 'Umwelt' to denote the environment as experienced by a subject.
Alain Berthoz, 2008
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Relating to Environments: A New Look at Umwelt
Umwelt, literally "outer-world," is the study of the organism in relation to the world around it, as well as the meaning that the world holds for that organism. Thus the world is a truly subjective place.
Rosemarie Sokol Chang, 2009
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Umwelt und Geschichte in Deutschland und Großbritannien / ...
This volume documents the first explicit exchange between German and British environmental historians concerning their respective topics and methods, which took place at the 24th meeting of the Prince Albert Society under the heading ...
Franz Bosbach, Jens-Ivo Engels, Fiona Watson, 2006
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An Introduction to Husserl's Phenomenology of Umwelt: ...
The term Husserl uses to account for the phenomenon of environment is Umwelt. Husserl uses this term both in a continuous and discontinuous sense from the terms Natur and Lebenswelt. It is continuous with the term Natur in that Umwelt is  ...
Adam Christopher Konopka, 2009
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Handbook of Environmental Psychology
The introduction of the important concept of Umwelt in the ”subjective biology” of I . von Uexkiill and the differentiation of Umwelt into a sensible world ( corresponding to an organism's sense organs) and an effective world ( corresponding to the ...
Robert B. Bechtel, Arza Churchman, 2003
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Time, Science, and Society in China and the West
The Relations between fit and the Stable Integrative Levels of Nature Stable Integrative Level of Nature 2.3. the extended umwelt principle The third core concept invoked by Fraser is the "extended umwelt principle." This principle is derived ...
Julius Thomas Fraser, Nathaniel Morris Lawrence, Francis C. Haber, 1986
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The Cambridge Companion to Merleau-Ponty
Rather than a substantial interiority produced through the inscription of "tactile sensations," this unity or "interiority" must be conceived as systemic - that is, constituted through the body's coupling with its environment. The Umwelt is therefore ...
Taylor Carman, Mark B. N. Hansen, Mark Boris Nicola Hansen, 2005
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Four Ages of Understanding: The First Postmodern Survey of ...
The Innenwelt is subjective, to be sure, but the Umwelt is objective; the Innenwelt is "private", but the Umwelt is "public". Two people have two ideas, but these ideas as psychological realities are but the foundations for a relation to an object;  ...
John N. Deely, 2001
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Umwelt und Subsistenz der assyrischen Stadt Dūr-Katlimmu am ...
In diesem Band werden Untersuchungen zu den Umwelt- undSubsistenzbedingungen im Habur-Gebiet im Nordosten Syriensvorgelegt, deren Datenerhebung auf die achtziger Jahrezuruck geht.
Hartmut Kühne, 2008
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A Guide to Heidegger's Being and Time
The ontic world from which Heidegger's analysis starts is the nearest workaday world of everyday existence (Umwelt), and this now requires some further consideration. 3. The Ontic Basis Of The Ontological Inquiry Into World: The Umwelt Of ...
Magda King, John Llewellyn, 2001

10 NEWS ITEMS WHICH INCLUDE THE TERM «UMWELT»

Find out what the national and international press are talking about and how the term umwelt is used in the context of the following news items.
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Erster Schuldspruch: Korruption im Bundesamt für Umwelt
Jetzt ist es amtlich, dass es im Bundesamt für Umwelt (Bafu) im Departement von Doris Leuthard zu einem gravierenden Korruptionsfall gekommen ist. «Neue Zürcher Zeitung, Jul 15»
2
Alpen: Erdrutsch schneidet Tausende von Umwelt ab
Ein starker Erdrutsch infolge eines heftigen Gewitters hat im Salzburger Pinzgau eine Straße blockiert und rund 5000 Menschen von der Umwelt abgeschnitten. «T-Online, Jul 15»
3
Austrian Campaigners Start Collecting Signatures in Support of EU …
According to a representative of the initiative's non-partisan committee, Austrian civic initiative Heimat & Umwelt, or Homeland and Environment, have begun ... «Sputnik International, Jun 15»
4
Dog Poems and Umwelt
Another way to say that is that every species has its own perceptual world, which is called the species' Umwelt. That's a German word that is most commonly ... «The Bark, May 15»
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Umweltschutz: EU-Parlament beschließt Anti-Plastiktüten-Richtlinie
Die Abgeordneten haben eine Richtlinie verabschiedet, die bis 2025 eine Senkung des Verbrauchs um 80 Prozent vorsieht. Die Umsetzung liegt bei den ... «ZEIT ONLINE, Apr 15»
6
Gran Canaria: Ölleck bei gesunkenem Fischkutter bedroht Umwelt
Auslaufendes Öl bedroht nach dem Untergang eines russischen Fischkutters vor der spanischen Ferieninsel Gran Canaria die Umwelt. Das nun geortete Schiff ... «tagesspiegel, Apr 15»
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Bau, Betrieb, Unfälle, Umwelt – was der Verkehr die Schweiz kostet
Weitere 12,0 Milliarden Franken wurden durch Unfälle und 8,5 Milliarden durch negative Auswirkungen auf die Umwelt und Gesundheit verursacht. «Tages-Anzeiger Online, Apr 15»
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Umwelt: Greenpeace protestiert auf der Elbe gegen Ölbohrungen in …
Hamburg (dpa/lno) - Mit Schlauchbooten und dem Aktionsschiff "Beluga 2" haben Greenpeace-Aktivisten am Mittwoch im Hamburger Hafen gegen ... «ZEIT ONLINE, Mar 15»
9
Bundesregierung will Umwelt- und Sozialstandards weltweit
Die Bundesregierung pocht auf die weltweite Einhaltung von Umwelt- und Sozialstandards bei der Produktion von Kleidern, Lebensmitteln und allen anderen ... «FOCUS Online, Mar 15»
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Gefahr Mikroplastik: Granulatkugeln in Kosmetika schaden der Umwelt
Nach der Verwendung landen diese im Abwasser und fügen der Umwelt damit erheblichen Schaden zu. Die Grünen fordern , die Verwendung von Mikroplastik ... «FOCUS Online, Jan 15»

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« EDUCALINGO. Umwelt [online]. Available <https://educalingo.com/en/dic-en/umwelt>. May 2022 ».
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