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EtymologyEdit

From Old High German krippa, from Proto-Germanic *kribjǭ (crib, wickerwork), from Proto-Indo-European *grebʰ-, *gerbʰ- (bunch, bundle, tuft, clump), from *ger- (to turn, twist).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈkʁɪpə/
  • Hyphenation: Krip‧pe
  • (file)

NounEdit

Krippe f (genitive Krippe, plural Krippen)

  1. crib (feeding trough for animals), manger
  2. (Christianity) nativity scene, crèche
  3. crèche (day nursery)

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