Kindergarten teachers say German children often search for the German word for ‘kindergartens’ as a term of endearment.
Kindergarts is a German word used for playgrounds, including playgrounds for children aged four and under.
The word is usually spelled ‘kirche’, meaning playground.
The German word is used as an endearments to children.
It was first used in the 16th century and is now a standard word of endearingness for children.
The word is sometimes used by Germans as a way to talk to strangers.
Some Germans have adopted the word ‘germans’ as an informal greeting, according to news website Der Spiegel.
The news website reported the term has been used for almost three decades, but some Germans are wary of using it.
In the video below, the German teachers at the kindergarten explain how German children use the word.