See also: sport, SPORT, spórt, šport, and sport.


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  • IPA(key): /ʃpɔʁt/, /ʃpɔɐ̯t/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /spɔʁt/, /spɔɐ̯t/ (northern German, now becoming rare)
  • (Germany)
  • (Austria)


Sport m (genitive Sports or Sportes, plural Sporte)

  1. sport (athletic activity that uses physical skills competitively under a set of rules)
  2. athletics, sports, (loosely) exercise (physical activities (not necessarily with fixed rules) requiring stamina, fitness and skill)
  3. physical education, phys ed (element of an educational curriculum concerned with bodily development, physical health, etc.)
  4. hobby (activity involving exercise or exertion that one enjoys doing in one's spare time)

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Sportarten is the preferred plural when referring to multiple specific sports.



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