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EtymologyEdit

Borrowing from French portemonnaie around 1850.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /pɔʁt.moˈneː/, /ˈpɔʁt-/, /-mɔ-/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Portemonnaie n (genitive Portemonnaies, plural Portemonnaies)

  1. wallet, purse

DeclensionEdit

SynonymsEdit

  • Geldbörse (often used in written text instead of "Portemonnaie", since the latter one is considered a difficult word to spell)
  • Brieftasche, Geldbeutel (all dated in many regions)

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