Umschweif

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German umbesweif, from Old High German umbisweift.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈʊmˌʃvaɪ̯f/
  • Hyphenation: Um‧schweif
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NounEdit

Umschweif m (genitive Umschweifs or Umschweifes, plural Umschweife)

  1. circumlocution

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