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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German ranc (a quick turning movement), from Old High German [Term?], from Proto-Germanic *wrankiz (a turn, twisting). Cognate with English wrench.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rank m (genitive Rankes or Ranks, plural Ränke)

  1. (dated, formal) plot, machination, intrigue
  2. (Switzerland) bend, curve (of a path, road, etc.)
  3. (Switzerland) trick, ruse

DeclensionEdit

Further readingEdit

  • Rank in Duden online

LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German ring, from Proto-Germanic *hringaz.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Rank m (plural Réng, diminutive Réngelchen)

  1. ring (annular object)
  2. ring (jewellery)

PlautdietschEdit

NounEdit

Rank f (plural Ranke)

  1. creeper
  2. ivy
  3. tendril
  4. climbing plant