Last modified on 30 November 2014, at 18:31

PKW

GermanEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈpeːkaˌveː/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): /ˌpeːkaˈveː/ (less common)
  • (file)

NounEdit

PKW m (genitive PKW or PKWs or PKW's, plural PKWs or PKW or PKW's)

  1. passenger car (abbreviation of Personenkraftwagen)

Usage notesEdit

  • The plural often takes no ending in formal standard German because of a general tendency to avoid endings in acronyms. In normal speech, however, -s is only rarely omitted.
  • The spelling PKW’s with an apostrophe is non-official, but is frequently seen.

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