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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German swanz, from swanzen (to swing), derived from swanken, whence modern German schwanken (to wobble). Compare also Middle Low German swansen, swensen (to skip, dance, strut, twirl). Cognate of Yiddish שװאַנץ(shvants).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvant͡s/, [ʃʋänts], /ʃvans/, [ʃʋäns]
  • Rhymes: -ants
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NounEdit

Schwanz m (genitive Schwanzes, plural Schwänze, diminutive Schwänzchen n)

  1. A tail.
  2. (informal, mildly vulgar) a cock, a penis.
  3. (derogatory, of a person) A prick.
    Was will der Schwanz von mir?
    What does this prick want from me?

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HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃvant͡s/, /ʃvans/

NounEdit

Schwanz m (plural Schwenz, diminutive Schwenzje)

  1. tail

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LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Schwanz m (plural Schwänz)

  1. tail
  2. (slang) penis