Abfall

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

ab- (from) +‎ Fall (fall)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): [ˈapfal]
  • Hyphenation: Ab‧fall
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Noun[edit]

Abfall m (genitive Abfalls or Abfalles, plural Abfälle)

  1. waste, garbage, rubbish, litter
    radioaktiver Abfall — “radioactive waste”
  2. decrease, decline, drop
  3. (religion) apostasy
    Abfall vom Glauben — “apostasy from the creed”

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