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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German partīe, from French partie. Cognate with English party, Italian partita.[1]

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /paʁˈtaɪ̯/
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  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯

NounEdit

Partei f (genitive Partei, plural Parteien)

  1. (politics) political party
  2. (law) party (person, company, or institution) participating in a legal action or contract
  3. (with definite article, chiefly Eastern Germany) the SED, the ruling party of the GDR

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Partei in Kluge's Etymological Dictionary of the German Language, 1891

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