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EtymologyEdit

15th c., from Dachs (badger) +‎ Hund (dog), because the breed was used for hunting badgers.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdaks.ˌhʊnt/
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NounEdit

Dachshund m (genitive Dachshundes or Dachshunds, plural Dachshunde, female Dachshündin)

  1. (archaic) dachshund (sausage dog, wiener dog)
  2. (archaic, loosely) a similar-looking dog, e.g. a basset hound

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DescendantsEdit

  • English: dachshund
  • Irish: broc-chú (calque)
  • Russian: та́кса (táksa)

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