Rätsel

See also: rätsel

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ratsal from Old High German rātisli, from Proto-West Germanic *rādislī. Equivalent to raten +‎ -sel.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʁɛːtsl̩/ (standard; used naturally in western Germany and Switzerland)
  • IPA(key): /ˈʁeːtsl̩/ (overall more common; particularly northern and eastern regions)
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  • Hyphenation: Rät‧sel

NounEdit

Rätsel n (strong, genitive Rätsels, plural Rätsel)

  1. riddle, puzzle, mystery, enigma

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NounEdit

Rätsel n (plural Rätselen)

  1. puzzle
  2. riddle