Sack

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German sac

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Sack m ‎(genitive Sacks or Sackes, plural Säcke, diminutive Säckchen n or Säcklein n)

  1. A sack; a large bag made of fabric
  2. (informal) The sack; a synonym for Hodensack ‎(scrotum)

Usage notesEdit

Additional, more colloquial diminutive forms include western German Säckelchen and Austro-Bavarian Sackerl. (The latter also means shopping bag in Austrian standard German.)

Derived termsEdit

External linksEdit

  • Sack in Duden online
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