GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German [Term?], from Old High German lebara, from Proto-Germanic *librō, from Proto-Indo-European *leyp-; akin to Dutch lever, English liver, Danish lever.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈleːbɐ/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Leber f (genitive Leber, plural Lebern, diminutive Leberlein n)

  1. liver
  2. (idiomatic) someplace deep within one
    Ich rede von der Leber.I'm speaking from the heart.

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Further readingEdit

  • Leber” in Duden online
  • Leber” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache