Trabant

See also: trabant

EnglishEdit

EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Trabant.

PronunciationEdit

IPA(key): /ˌtɹæˈbænt/, IPA(key): /ˈtɹæˌbænt/

NounEdit

 
A Trabant car in London.

Trabant (plural Trabants)

  1. A make of East German car.

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German drabant (Hussite foot soldier), of unclear origin[1].

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tʁaˈbant/
  • (file)
  • Rhymes: -ant

NounEdit

Trabant m (genitive Trabanten, plural Trabanten)

  1. (historical) bodyguard of a noble
  2. (astronomy) satellite; moon
  3. follower of a figure or cause; hanger-on
  4. (humorous) child

DeclensionEdit

Derived termsEdit

NounEdit

Trabant m (genitive Trabants or Trabant, plural Trabants, diminutive Trabi n)

  1. an East German make of car

DeclensionEdit

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