Tropfen

See also: tropfen

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German tropfen, tropfe, from Old High German tropfo, from Proto-West Germanic *dropō, from Proto-Germanic *drupô. Akin to English drop.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁɔpfən/, [ˈtʁɔpfən], [ˈtʁɔpfɱ̩] (standard)
  • IPA(key): [ˈtʁɔpɸn̩] (many speakers in northern and central Germany)
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NounEdit

Tropfen m (genitive Tropfens, plural Tropfen, diminutive Tröpfchen n or Tröpflein n)

  1. drop

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NounEdit

Tropfen n (genitive Tropfens, no plural)

  1. gerund of tropfen

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Further readingEdit

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