See also: schwalbe

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Schwalbe

  1. (aviation, military) The World War II Messerschmitt Me-262 jet fighter.

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swalwe, from Old High German swalwa, from Proto-Germanic *swalwǭ. Cognatew with Middle Dutch swaluwe (modern Dutch zwaluw), Old Saxon swala, Old English swealwe (modern English swallow), Old Norse svala (Danish svale, Swedish svala).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃvalbə/, [ˈʃʋälbə]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Schwalbe f ‎(genitive Schwalbe, plural Schwalben)

  1. swallow (bird)
  2. (sports, soccer) dive (deliberate fall)
  3. (aviation, military) a WWII Messerschmitt Me-262 jet-fighter

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