Zimmer

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From Middle High German zimber, from Old High German zimbar, from Proto-Germanic *timrą, from Proto-Indo-European *demh₂- (build, house) (see Proto-Indo-European *dṓm). Cognate with English timber and Dutch timmer (building; construction; room).

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Zimmer n (genitive Zimmers, plural Zimmer)

  1. room
    • 1918, Elisabeth von Heyking, Die Orgelpfeifen, in: Zwei Erzählungen, Phillipp Reclam jun. Verlag, page 19:
      Die eigenen Zimmer hatten sich die Enkel nach persönlichem Geschmack eingerichtet.
      The grandchildren had furnished their own rooms according to their personal taste.

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