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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German hīrāt, from Old High German hīrāt(wedding; marriage). Cognate with Old English hīred(family, household). More at hird.

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  • IPA(key): /ˈhaɪ̯ˌʁaːt/, /haɪ̯.ʁat/

NounEdit

Heirat f ‎(genitive Heirat, plural Heiraten)

  1. marrying; marriage; wedding (the act of marrying; the contracting of a marriage)
    Durch die Heirat mit einer Bürgerlichen verlor er seinen Rang in der Thronfolge.
    By marrying a non-noble woman, he lost his spot in line to the throne.

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