See also: Spass, spas, spaś, spás, spås, and špás

GermanEdit

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EtymologyEdit

From earlier Spasso, borrowed from Italian spasso, from Latin expassum. Compare Saterland Frisian Spoas.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃpaːs/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /ʃpas/ (regional, e.g. western Germany)
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  • Rhymes: -aːs

NounEdit

Spaß m (genitive Spaßes, plural Späße, diminutive Späßchen n or Späßlein n)

  1. fun
  2. joke

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Further readingEdit

  • Spaß” in Duden online