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Etymology 1Edit

From Middle High German zipf, ultimately from Proto-Germanic *tuppijô, *tuppijǭ (tip), a diminutive of *tuppaz. Cognate with Dutch tip, Saterland Frisian Tip, English tip, Icelandic typpi.

NounEdit

Zipf m (genitive Zipfes or Zipfs, plural Zipfe)

  1. (Bavaria, Austria) tip, peak, corner
  2. (Austria, obsolete) bore (boring person)
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DescendantsEdit
  • Czech: cyp

Further readingEdit

  • Zipf in Duden online

Etymology 2Edit

NounEdit

Zipf m (genitive Zipfes or Zipfs, no plural)

  1. (central Germany, southern Germany) pip (respiratory disease of birds)
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Further readingEdit

  • Zipf in Duden online