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Spiel

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German spil, from Old High German spil, from Proto-Germanic *spilą (dance).

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃpiːl/
  • Rhymes: -iːl
  • (file)
  • (file)

NounEdit

Spiel n (genitive Spieles, plural Spiele, diminutive Spielchen n) (countable as for specific games, uncountable as an activity)

  1. game, play
  2. (of mechanical parts only, never figuratively) leeway, wiggle room
  3. (Switzerland) military band, marching band

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Further readingEdit

  • Spiel” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Spiel in Duden online

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Spiel n (plural Spiel)

  1. game, play

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