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GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈdɛkə/
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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German decke, from Old High German theckī, decchī, derived from thecken (modern decken), from Proto-Germanic *þakjaną. Cognate with English deck. Compare analogous Dutch dek. Also related with German Dach, Dutch dak, English thatch.

NounEdit

Decke f (genitive Decke, plural Decken, diminutive Deckchen n)

  1. any cloth or cushion used as a covering; a tablecloth, blanket, quilt, duvet, etc.
  2. ceiling; roof (surface at the upper limit of a room or cavity)
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Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Decke

  1. nominative/accusative/genitive plural of Deck

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