Last modified on 11 March 2015, at 02:30

Zopf

GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Old High German zoph (lock). Cognate to German Topp, Dutch top, English top.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tsɔpf/, [tsɔpf], [tsɔpɸ]
  • (file)

NounEdit

Zopf m (genitive Zopfes or Zopfs, plural Zöpfe)

  1. plait; pigtail; ponytail (any long bundle of hair, braided or not)

Usage notesEdit

  • Some speakers may consider it more correct to include only braided plaits in the term, but this is by no means the general rule.

DeclensionEdit

External linksEdit

  • Zopf in Duden online