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Particularly: “ge- +‎ sprechen?”

From Middle High German gespræche, gesprēche, from Old High German gisprāchi, from Proto-Germanic *gasprakją. Cognates with Low German Gespreek, Dutch gesprek, Old English gesprecan.

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  • IPA(key): /ɡəˈʃpʀɛːç/
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Gespräch n (genitive Gespräches or Gesprächs, plural Gespräche)

  1. conversation, chat
    • 1919, Walther Kabel, Irrende Seelen, Werner Dietsch Verlag, page 108:
      Unsere Unterredung wurde jetzt im leichten Plauderton geführt wie ein harmloses Gespräch unter guten Bekannten.
      Our discussion was now held in a light conversational tone like a harmless chat between friendly acquaintances.

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