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EtymologyEdit

Land(land) +‎ Wirt(host; caretaker). Chiefly a backformation from Landwirtschaft(agriculture).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈlantˌvɪʁt/, [ˈlantˌʋɪʁt], [ˈlantˌʋɪɐ̯t]
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NounEdit

Landwirt m ‎(genitive Landwirts or Landwirtes, plural Landwirte, feminine Landwirtin)

  1. farmer, agriculturist

Usage notesEdit

  • Landwirt is the official and legal term for a commercial farmer. The word is also sometimes used in non-official contexts in order to stress the character of farming as a skilled craft. Otherwise the more normal word is Bauer.

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