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Etymology edit

From Fuß (foot) +‎ Ball (ball), a calque of English football. Doublet of the later borrowing Football (American football).

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  • IPA(key): /ˈfuːsˌbal/
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Fußball m (strong, genitive Fußballs or Fußballes, plural Fußbälle)

  1. (uncountable) soccer; association football
  2. (countable) football, soccer ball (the ball with which association football is played)

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