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Latin crux (a cross)

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Crux

  1. (astronomy) A distinctive winter constellation of the southern sky, shaped like a cross. It appears in the flags of several countries in Oceania.

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Latin crux.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): [kʀʊks]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Crux f (genitive Crux, no plural)

  1. trouble, difficulty, crux
    Synonyms: Knackpunkt, Schwierigkeit
    Das ist die Crux an dieser Sache.
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  2. grief
    Synonyms: Not, Leid, Kummer
    Man hat schon seine Crux mit Fred – er ist schon wieder krank.
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Duden recommends the spelling Krux.

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Crux f

  1. (astronomy) Southern Cross (constellation)

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Crux f

  1. (astronomy) Southern Cross (constellation)

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