See also: beleg

German edit

Etymology edit

From belegen.

Pronunciation edit

  • IPA(key): /bəˈleːk/ (standard)
    • (file)
  • IPA(key): /bəˈleːç/ (northern and central Germany, now chiefly colloquial)
  • Hyphenation: Be‧leg

Noun edit

Beleg m (strong, genitive Beleges or Belegs, plural Belege)

  1. (countable) piece of evidence, a supporting fact
    Synonyms: Indiz, Hinweis, Nachweis
    • 2010, Der Spiegel[1], number 30/2010, page 62:
      Die Turbulenzen am Kakaomarkt sind nur der jüngste Beleg dafür, dass wieder spekuliert wird, dass die internationalen Finanzmärkte die Agrarrohstoffe erneut entdeckt haben.
      The turbulences on the cocoa market are only the most recent evidence that speculation is happening again, that the international financial markets have discovered anew the agricultural commodities.
  2. a document that serves as such evidence, record
    Synonyms: Nachweis, Dokument
    1. receipt, voucher
      Synonyms: Quittung, Bon
      Wir sammeln alle Belege für die Steuererklärung.
      We’re gathering all receipts for the tax return.
    2. (sciences) reference
      Synonyms: Belegstelle, Verweis, Quellenangabe, Literaturangabe

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