Papagei

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German papegan, from Old French papegai, from Old Spanish papagayo, from Arabic ببغاء (babbaġāʾ).

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /papaˈɡaɪ̯/
  • Hyphenation: Pa‧pa‧gei

Noun[edit]

Papagei m (genitive Papageis or Papageies or Papageien, plural Papageien)

  1. parrot

Usage notes[edit]

The word may be declined according to the strong or the weak pattern. The former is much more common.

Declension[edit]

Strong declension
Weak declension

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Luxembourgish[edit]

Etymology[edit]

Borrowing from German Papagei.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /pɑpɑˈɡɑɪ̯/

Noun[edit]

Papagei m (plural Papageien)

  1. parrot