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German Wikipedia has an article on:
Wikipedia de

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zwīc, from Old High German zwīg, from Proto-Germanic *twīgą. Cognate with Dutch twijg, English twig. Compare the latter for more.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /tsvaɪ̯k/, [t͡sʋaɪ̯k] (standard)
  • IPA(key): /tsvaɪ̯ç/ (northern and central Germany; chiefly colloquial)

NounEdit

Zweig m (genitive Zweigs or Zweiges, plural Zweige)

  1. twig (thin branch of a plant)
  2. (figuratively) branch; section

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