Behörde

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Derived from the German Low German and Middle Low German verb behören (to belong), for which High German usually gehören. The sense is “responsible institution”.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /bəˈhøːɐ̯də/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /bəˈhœʁdə/, [-hœʁ-], [-hœɐ̯-] (common speech)

Noun[edit]

Behörde f (genitive Behörde, plural Behörden)

  1. authority (govermental institution)

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