Schraube

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German[edit]

Etymology[edit]

From Middle High German schrūbe.[1] The earlier developments seem not to be quite clear; cf. screw for more.

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃʁaʊ̯bə/
  • (file)

Noun[edit]

Schraube f (genitive Schraube, plural Schrauben, diminutive Schräubchen n)

  1. screw

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References[edit]

  1. ^ Wolfgang Pfeifer, ed., Etymologisches Wörterbuch des Deutschen, s.v. “Schraube” (Munich: Deutscher Taschenbucher Vertrag, 2005).

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