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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Ëmgang (contact, commerce, intercourse) +‎ -s- +‎ Sprooch (language), phonetic adaptation or calque of German Umgangssprache. Compare Danish omgangssprog.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈem.ɡaŋsˌʃpʀoːχ/, [ˈəm.ɡɑŋ(k)sˌʃpʀoːχ]

NounEdit

Ëmgangssprooch f (plural Ëmgangssproochen)

  1. colloquial language, vernacular