LKW

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈɛlkaˌveː/ (normal)
  • IPA(key): /ˌɛlkaˈveː/ (less common)
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

LKW m (genitive LKW or LKWs or LKW's, plural LKWs or LKW or LKW's)

  1. truck (abbreviation of Lastkraftwagen)

Usage notes[edit]

  • The plural often takes no ending in formal standard German because of a general tendency to avoid endings in acronyms. In normal speech, however, -s is only rarely omitted.
  • The spelling LKW’s with an apostrophe is non-official, but is frequently seen.

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