Streich

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German streich, from Old High German, from Proto-Germanic *straikaz (stroke). Cognate with English stroke.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ʃtʀaɪ̯ç/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -aɪ̯ç

NounEdit

Streich m (genitive Streichs or Streiches, plural Streiche)

  1. stroke (act of striking with a cutting weapon, the bare hand etc.)
  2. practical joke, prank

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Further readingEdit

  • Streich in Duden online
  • Streich” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Streich” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon