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Krieg

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kriec, from Old High German krieg, a dialectal form of krig, both from Proto-Germanic *krē₂gaz. Cognate with Low German Krig and Dutch krijg.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kʁiːk/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /kʁiːç/ (chiefly colloquial, northern and central Germany)
  • Homophone: kriech (nonstandard)

NounEdit

Krieg m (genitive Kriegs or Krieges, plural Kriege)

  1. war

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Low GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle Low German krīch, from Old Saxon krīg, from Proto-Germanic *krē₂gaz. Cognate with German Krieg, Dutch krijg and Frisian kriich.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /kɾi(ː)ç/, /kɾi(ː)x/

NounEdit

Krieg m (plural Kriegen)

  1. war

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