Straße

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German[edit]

Alternative forms[edit]

  • Strasse (Switzerland and Liechtenstein)

Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˈʃtʀaːsə/
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Etymology[edit]

From Old High German strazza, from Late Latin strata. Cognate to Dutch straat, English street, Italian strada.

Noun[edit]

Straße f (genitive Straße, plural Straßen, diminutive Sträßchen n)

  1. a paved road, especially in the city
    Das Kind überquerte die Straße.
    The child crossed the road.
  2. street
    Die Straße ist breit.
    The street is wide.
  3. carriageway, the part of the road used by vehicles
  4. strait
  5. (poker) straight

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