Turnier

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EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German turnier, from Old French tornoiier, tornoier, torniier, tornier (to turn, to romp, to fight in a tournament), from torner (to turn), from Latin tornō (to turn, originally to turn in a lathe). Superseded Middle High German turnei, tornei, tornoi, from Old French tornoi, from the same source.

PronunciationEdit

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  • Rhymes: -iːɐ̯

NounEdit

Turnier n (genitive Turniers or Turnieres, plural Turniere)

  1. tournament
    Der Sepp der hütet Küh' und Stiere, die Brüder fochten die Turniere.
    Sepp guards cows and bulls, the brothers fought the tournaments.

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Further readingEdit

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