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Fahrzeug

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EtymologyEdit

Compound of fahren (travel) +‎ Zeug (equipment), which is a calque of Middle Low German vārtüch. The word was originally restricted to vessels, as still is Dutch vaartuig.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈfaː(ɐ̯)tsɔʏ̯k/, [ˈfaːɐ̯tsɔʏ̯k], [ˈfaːtsɔʏ̯k] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ˈfaːtsɔʏ̯ç/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)
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NounEdit

Fahrzeug n (genitive Fahrzeugs or Fahrzeuges, plural Fahrzeuge)

  1. (general) vehicle (on land or water, but not in the air)
  2. (narrower) motor vehicle, car

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