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Drachen

GermanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdʁaxən/, [ˈdʁaχən], [ˈdʁaχn̩]
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  • Rhymes: -aχn

Etymology 1Edit

Alternative form of Drache (dragon), secondarily specified to two (among each other unrelated) special meanings of the word.

NounEdit

Drachen m (genitive Drachens, plural Drachen)

  1. kite; hang glider (any gliding construction of poles and fabric)
  2. (pejorative) vixen, harpy (unkind woman, wife)
DeclensionEdit

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Drachen

  1. inflected form of Drache
Usage notesEdit

The words Drache and Drachen are distinct only in the nominative and genitive singular.

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