Schleiereule

GermanEdit

 
eine Schleiereule (1)

EtymologyEdit

Schleier (veil) +‎ Eule (owl)

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃlaɪ̯ɐˌʔɔʏ̯lə/
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NounEdit

Schleiereule f (genitive Schleiereule, plural Schleiereulen)

  1. barn owl
  2. (derogatory slang) a woman wearing a veil, usually an Islamic niqab

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