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English word superman comes from German Mensch ((interjection) man. Human, human being, person.).

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Superman detailed word origin explanation

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
Mensch German (deu) (interjection) man. Human, human being, person.
Übermensch German (deu) (literally) A "superior human"; Overman.
superman English (eng) (chiefly, philosophy) An imagined superior type of human being representing a new stage of human development; an übermensch, an overman. [from 1903.]. A person of extraordinary or seemingly superhuman powers.