Zwilling

EnglishEdit

 
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EtymologyEdit

Borrowed from German Zwilling.

Proper nounEdit

Zwilling (plural Zwillings)

  1. A surname from German.

StatisticsEdit

  • According to the 2010 United States Census, Zwilling is the 35866th most common surname in the United States, belonging to 626 individuals. Zwilling is most common among White (96.96%) individuals.

Further readingEdit


GermanEdit

EtymologyEdit

From Middle High German zwillinc, zwinelinc, from Old High German zwiniling from an original *twiniling, from Proto-Germanic *twinilingaz, from *twinaz + *-lingaz.

Compare Dutch tweeling, English twinling, Danish tvilling. More at twin.

PronunciationEdit

  • IPA(key): /ˈt͡svɪlɪŋ/
  • Hyphenation: Zwil‧ling
  • (file)

NounEdit

Zwilling m (strong, genitive Zwillinges or Zwillings, plural Zwillinge, feminine Zwilling or Zwillingin)

  1. twin (male or female; the feminine form Zwillingin is rare)
  2. (in compounds) twin (used as a component in numerous compound words such as Zwillingstürme (Twin Towers), with (one or more) or without hyphens depending on the word's length and the taste of the writer)

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Further readingEdit

  • Zwilling” in Digitales Wörterbuch der deutschen Sprache
  • Zwilling” in Uni Leipzig: Wortschatz-Lexikon
  • Zwilling” in Duden online

HunsrikEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Zwilling m (plural Zwilling)

  1. twin

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LuxembourgishEdit

PronunciationEdit

NounEdit

Zwilling m (plural Zwillingen)

  1. twin
  2. Gemini (constellation and astrological sign)

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