Knecht Ruprecht

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Etymology[edit]

Knecht + Ruprecht

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌknɛçtˈʁuː.pʁɛçt/

Proper noun[edit]

Knecht Ruprecht m (genitive Knecht Ruprechts)

  1. farmhand Ruprecht, servant Ruprecht; a figure who accompanies St. Nicholas to help him and, traditionally, to punish naughty children with his rod

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