Krebs

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English[edit]

Proper noun[edit]

Krebs

  1. A surname​.
  2. A city in Oklahoma

German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Old High German crebiz, akin to Dutch kreeft. From Proto-Indo-European *gerebh- (to scratch), see also Old Prussian gīrbin ‘number’, Old Church Slavonic žrĕbĭjĭ ‘lot, tallymark’, Ancient Greek γράφειν (gráphein) ‘to scratch, etch’.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /kʁeːps/ (standard)
  • IPA(key): /kʁɛps/ (regionally, chiefly western German)
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Noun[edit]

Krebs m (genitive Krebses, plural Krebse)

  1. crab
  2. cancer (disease)
  3. Cancer (astrology)

Declension[edit]