Nagetier

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

18th century, from nagen (gnaw) +‎ Tier (animal), after earlier Nager, a calque of Latin rodens.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈnaːɡəˌtiːr/, [ˈnaːɡəˌti(ː)ɐ̯]
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NounEdit

Nagetier n (strong, genitive Nagetieres or Nagetiers, plural Nagetiere)

  1. rodent
    Synonym: Nager

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

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