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Oberhaupt

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ober- plus Haupt. Cognate with Dutch opperhoofd, Danish opperhoved; Norwegian overhode is a calque of the German term (according to ordnett.no).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʔoːbɐˌhaʊ̯pt/

NounEdit

Oberhaupt n (genitive Oberhaupts or Oberhauptes, plural Oberhäupter)

  1. chief, chieftain, captain, leader, ruler
  2. the upper part of the head

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