Talk:sportsman

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Is there such a word as sportler? Is any of these words, sportler or sportsman usable as a general word in two-word phrases about sportsmen of specific fields, e.g. motor sportler, chess sportler, cycling sportler, etc - is there such a word at all?90.190.225.121 09:48, 25 February 2008 (UTC)

Sportler is German. In English terms such as "motor sportsman" can be used, but are uncommon. -- Visviva 10:58, 25 February 2008 (UTC)