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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From late Middle High German koffer, from Middle Dutch coffer, from Old French cofre.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkɔfɐ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Koffer m (genitive Koffers, plural Koffer, diminutive Köfferchen n)

  1. a case; a suitcase or briefcase

Usage notesEdit

  • A typical Koffer has a fairly inflexible, narrow and rectangular form, while a typical Reisetasche is flexible and broader (like a holdall or duffel bag). Other forms, such as trolley cases, may be referred to with either of the two words.

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German kupfer, from Old High German kophar, from Latin cuprum. Cognate with German Kupfer, Dutch koper, English copper, Icelandic kopar.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Koffer m (uncountable)

  1. copper (metal)