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EtymologyEdit

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PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈtʁɔtəl/, [ˈtʁɔtl̩]
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NounEdit

Trottel m (genitive Trottels, plural Trottel)

  1. idiot
    • 1998, “Tranquilo”, in Power, performed by Fischmob:
      Nicht so wie Gott – der hat die Welt in sieben Tagen errichtet / So wird es berichtet, doch ich hätte verzichtet / Wär' der alte Trottel doch im Bett geblieben!
      Unlike God – he has created the world in seven days / That's how they say, but I'd have done without / The old idiot had better stayed in bed!

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DescendantsEdit

  • Czech: trotl
  • Serbo-Croatian: trotl

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