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GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German schrūbe.[1] The earlier developments seem not to be quite clear; cf. screw for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʁaʊ̯bə/
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NounEdit

Schraube f (genitive Schraube, plural Schrauben, diminutive Schräubchen n)

  1. screw
    Solange das deutsche Reich besteht, wird die Schraube nach rechts gedreht.
    For as long as the German empire exists, we turn the screw to the right.

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer, ed., Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen, s.v. “Schraube” (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbucher Vertrag, 2005).

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