See also: sack and säck

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German sac

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

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