See also: Zwéck

GermanEdit

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /t͡svɛk/
  • (file)

NounEdit

Zweck m (genitive Zweckes or Zwecks, plural Zwecke)

  1. purpose, cause
    • 2010, Der Spiegel, issue 32/2010, page 64:
      Für sogenannte Dual-use-Produkte, die potentiell zu militärischen und zivilen Zwecken einsetzbar sind, muss zuvor eine Ausfuhrgenehmigung beantragt werden.
      For so-called dual-use products, which are potentially usable for military and civilian purposes, one needs to apply for an export permit first.
  2. point

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Further readingEdit

  • Zweck” in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Zweck m (plural Zweck)

  1. purpose
    All die Wertschaft had kee Zweck.
    All this hassle had no purpose.
  2. sense

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LuxembourgishEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zwec, from Old High German zwec. Cognate with German Zweck.

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Zweck m (plural Zwecker)

  1. purpose
  2. sense, point